National Geographic : 1932 Dec
COLORFUL CORNERS OF THE CITY OF HOMES RITTENHOUSE SQUARE MASQUERADES FOR CHARITY Like New York's Gramercy Park, Rittenhouse Square is a fashionable residential section in the heart of downtown. The brilliantly painted Sicilian donkey cart takes children for rides at the annual Flower Market, given by the Garden Clubs in May. The proceeds of the fete are donated to the city's charities. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Clifton Adams and Edwin L. Wisherd A SNUG HARBOR FOR VETERANS OF THE FLEET Submarines, eagle boats, and cargo ships of the Navy in the immense storage basin of the League Island Navy Yard, one of the chief naval stations of the United States. These decommis sioned vessels are treated with red lead until their ultimate fate is determined. Here, too, is the Government's largest Naval Aircraft Factory.