A. Schoenhut Factory and Warehouse, Philadelphia, ca. 1912
This drawing from a 1912 book on Philadelphia manufacturers shows the Schoenhut factory and offices at Adams and Sepviva Streets (left), and warehouse at 2215-2217 Adams Street (right). A company advertisement from the same year describes the factory as “An American toy factory – largest in the world – modern, sanitary, well lighted.” From Manufacturing in Philadelphia, 1683-1912, with photographs of some of the leading industrial establishments, by John J. Macfarlane. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Commercial Museum, 1912, p. 85.