The girl in the photo

The article that started it all: Wanamaker legacy at 100
Video: Wanamaker Building Celebrates 100 years
Photo gallery: The Wanamaker Building through the years
Elsewhere on the site:
A picture from out of the past

Gerard Bernhardt talks about his late wife, Eileen Marie, who was shown in a recently published photograph from the 1940s that had been taken at the John Wanamaker store in Philadelphia. (Video by Laurence Kesterson / Staff Photographer)

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments