Bookbinders Seafood House, Inc. - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - this was not the Original Bookbinder's, which opened in 1893 and closed in 2009, but a different restaurant that opened in 1935 and closed in 2004 - and is now an Applebee's. There is also a new Original Bookbinder's for tourists that has no connection to the original historic restaurant by ownership or location.
Derrick Pitts is the chief astronomer of the Fels Planetarium in Philadelphia and host of the WHYY-FM public radio programs "SkyTour" and "SkyTalk." St. Lawrence University Trustee Derrick H. Pitts was named one of the "50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science" for 2004.
1839 image of Philadelphia chemist and silversmith Robert Cornelius. This is the first known photographic image of a human being. This photograph on silver plate is said to be taken outside of his place of business (on 8th Street) in Philadelphia.