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Revolutionary Immigrant to PG County

Age: 17. Height: 4 feet, 11 inches. Nose: small. Forehead: large. The above description belongs to a certain Alexander Louis Joncherez, a young man who came of age the same year as the Première République of France. This particular document was issued the “the fourth year of liberty, and the first year of equality,” otherwise known as 1792.

The Mission on Biddle Street and Beyond

On November 14, 1904, Baltimore native Demetrias Cunningham, a daughter of Irish immigrants and now Mother Assistant of a young order of American nuns called the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart, wrote to a Pittsburgh priest: “Our sisters now in Pittsburg [sic] have written to say that you are very much interested in the Italians in your city – and seem desirous to know more of our work, prior perhaps, to having a small band of our sisters to work amongst these poor people.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2019 Annual Meeting, Landscapes of Succession, May 29 to June 1, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2019 Annual Meeting, Landscapes of Succession, May 29 to June 1, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

DEADLINE – OCTOBER 29, 2018   

CFP: Chesapeake Studies: Casting a Wide Net

From June 5-7, 2019, Salisbury University will host “Chesapeake Studies: Casting a Wide Net,” an inaugural interdisciplinary academic conference for professional scholars and graduate students studying the Chesapeake and Delmarva region.  We invite proposals for presentations and panel discussions that contribute to the scholarly understanding of the region from a broad range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts.  We intend for this to be the

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