New Issue of Pennsylvania Legacies Available

The Fall 2017 issue of Pennsylvania Legacies, devoted to Disability Histories of Pennsylvania, is now available. From the adaptations of colonial Americans to the better-known disability rights movement of the late twentieth century, Pennsylvania has played a seminal role in the history of disabilities.

CFP: The Byzantine tradition of Church embroidery in the Mediterranean and the Slavic World (1200-1800).

​French version: 

L'évolution de la broderie de tradition byzantine dans la Méditerranée et le monde slave (1200-1800).

Le numéro desCahiers Balkaniques(INALCO) qui paraîtra en 2019 sera dédié à la broderie ecclésiastique de tradition byzantine et à ses différents modes d’évolution dans l’Est méditerranéen. Cette thématique a comme but d’examiner comment cet art évolue à travers les siècles, à partir du Moyen Âge jusqu’au XIXe siècle. Les articles proposés peuvent concerner

Labor of Love - The Lantern Slides of T. V. Powderly

A treasure trove of almost 2,000 lantern slides belonging to Pennsylvania born labor leader Terence V. Powderly (1849-1924) resides in the Catholic University Archive. These transparent glass slides, also referred to as “magic” lantern slides, are an eclectic mix of images taken by amateur photographer Powderly as well as commercially produced images he purchased.

Kentucky Historical Society Churchill Weavers Fellowship

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is home to one of the finest weaving archives in the nation—the Churchill Weavers collection. Comprised of more than 30,000 handwoven textiles and related weaving and business records, this collection promises to enrich many areas of scholarship and exhibition research, especially those related to labor history, the history of 20th century capitalism, material culture, and the history of Appalachia.


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