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The April 2015 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography is now available.
The History Press is looking for local historians and writers who are interested in publishing accessible histories of the various communities throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden seeks bloggers on issues and trends in public humanities.
Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, published by the Pennsylvania Historical Association, is issuing a call for articles to be included in a special issue on the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I especially as it relates to Pennsylvania to be published in the Fall of 2017.
The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies published a very special collaborative issue early in January of this year.
From H-Pennsylvania: The Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies is now available online and in print. Visit JSTOR or http://hsp.org/publications/pennsylvania-legacies/the-irish-in-pennsylvania to access […]
Since 2006, archivists from institutions around the country have created programs that serve to remind people that archives are saving the important documents of our shared history.
By Gail Friedman It has been more than 50 years since television news and picture magazines began bringing into American […]
In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.