Books and articles are great sources for historical information. Search DragonSearch below to find full-text articles, books, and ebooks.Tip: search words as a phrase by placing them in quotes (for example, "Fairmount Park").
"creates a web presentation of the full content of 86 neighborhood planning surveys prepared and published by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission between 1946 and 1990. These reports contain descriptions of current conditions of housing stock; population trends; property turnover; public transportation; community activity. Recommendations are made for future action."
Other city universities have created guides for Philadelphia research.