Workshop of the World

stories of industry in & around Philadelphia


Lorin Blodget, The Textile Industries of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, 1880).

George W. Bromley, Atlas of the 22nd Ward. (Philadelphia, 1923).

Franklin Survey Company, Property Atlas of the 22nd Ward, Vol. II, (Philadelphia, 1955).

Ernest Hexamer, Hexamer General Insurance Surveys. (Philadelphia, 1865-1897).

Ernest Hexamer and Son, Insurance Maps of the City of Philadelphia, Vol. XVI. (Philadelphia, 1890, 1908, 1914).

G.M. Hopkins and Company, Atlas of Philadelphia by Wards, Vol. I. (Philadelphia, 1871).

Charles F. Jenkins, Guide Book to Historic Germantown (Germantown, 1904).

Mark Frazier Lloyd, "Germantown 1683-1983," Antiques (August 1983).

Philadelphia Atlas, (Philadelphia, 1746).


Germantown Historical Society, 5503 Germantown Avenue, for general information, maps, surveys, and books relating to Germantown's history.

Philadelphia Free Library, Map Room, Logan Circle at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, for maps of Germantown.

Krauth Memorial Library, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 7301 Germantown Avenue, for the Guide Book to Historic Germantown.

Pastore Library, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences, Schoolhouse Lane and Henry Avenue, for census information on the textile industry in Germantown.