Tag: Philadelphia

Messages in Philadelphia’s Catto Memorials

When the School District of Philadelphia memorialized a 19th century civil rights leader by naming a disciplinary school after him, the organization sent a message about the value of black students.

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Civic Conversation about Monuments Begins in Philadelphia with Monument Lab

The public art and history project aims to engage artists and the public in a conversation about monuments.

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Philadelphia Poet Laureate Celebrates National Poetry Month with Outbound Poetry Festival

Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher takes poetry to the people with 30th Street Station as a poetry festival venue.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum Draws Capacity Crowd to Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

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American Jewish History Institutions in Philadelphia, New York Co-organize ‘1917,’ First Exhibition of Its Kind

‘1917: How One Year Changed the World’ is a collaboration between the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum

MARCH is co-sponsoring the 7th Annual Public History Community Forum. FREE with RSVP.

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New Book Explores Life of Ona Judge, Enslaved Woman Who Escaped George Washington in Philadelphia

A professor of black studies and history at University of Delaware has written the first full-length nonfiction account of the life of Ona Judge.

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