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Gloria Dei/Old Swedes Church

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Neighborhood
Queen Village
Related Story
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Episcopal Church
Related Essay
From Weccacoe to South Philadelphia: The Changing Face of a Neighborhood
Street Address
Columbus Blvd & Christian St
Creator Name
Alex Mjolness
Date Created
2008
Description
Documentary about Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church. Interview with Steve Sitarski. Topics: Queen Village; Swedish settlement; founding of Gloria Dei; English settlement; Irish Catholics; St. Philip Neri Church; Nativist Riots of 1844; immigrants; tenements; Octavia Hill Association; African Americans; urban development rehabilitation; I-95; changes in neighborhood.
Contributing Institution
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania: PhilaPlace Collection
Tags
African Americans, Churches (buildings), Gloria Dei Church, Immigration, Real estate, Rehabilitation, Riots of 1844, Stephen Sitarski, Swedish Americans
Topics
Oral Interviews, Public & Social Life
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Digital Identifier
Old
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