Burholme Park outing. "Ice Cream."
@ Library Company of Philadelphia
Photo Illustrators (Firm)
DescriptionDepicts a smiling African American woman serving ice cream from a barrel to handicapped African American children in Burholme Park, Philadelphia. The children, most with crutches, surround the barrel eating their ice cream. Burholme, originally the country seat of railroad magnate Joseph Waln Ryerss and an Underground Railroad station during the Civil War, became a public park at the death bequest of Ryerss' son, Robert, in 1868.; Title from duplicate print.; Forms part of: The Photo-Illustrators Collection.