“Women at Work on Cooper Street” is the newest exhibit on display at the MARCH house at Rutgers-Camden. The project details the varied lives of women who lived along Cooper Street in Camden in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The Public Historian is publishing a special issue on childhood, consumption, and gender, inspired in part by the continuing popularity of the American Girl dolls and books.
The American Philosophical Society Library invites scholars in all fields to submit paper proposals for an international and interdisciplinary conference investigating the power of maps and the politics of drawing borders.
The NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Bus will complete its eight-city tour in Washington, DC this week as part of the league’s “Hockey is for Everyone” campaign.
Forty-four Philadelphia-based films will be showcased at the Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar, Senegal to showcase African-American lives in the City of Brotherly Love.
“The Cultural Value of Everyday Places: A Symposium to Honor Longstreth” symposium will take place ahead of the 2019 VAF Conference Landscapes of Succession in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania May 28-29.
The Pennsylvania Historical Association invites proposals for its 2019 Annual Meeting, being held October 17-19. The conference theme will be “Constructing Citizenship and Community.” Proposals are due by March 15.
The “Avenue of Our Founders,” between Front and Eighth Streets, honors Market Street’s place in Philadelphia history. Also renamed was a portion of Sixth Street between Race and Lombard, now known as the “Avenue of Freedom” to mark sites of black historical significance.
Register for any of MARCH’s Spring 2019 course offerings in Historic Preservation.
Judges are still needed for New Jersey History Day’s four contests this year! Judges are provided a free breakfast and lunch, and have the opportunity to learn from and give feedback to the next generation of historians.