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Recent Content

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Pennsylvania: 17 October - 24 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
17 October 2016 to 24 October 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Pennsylvania.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Pennsylvania Legacies issue on Citizenship now published, free to read online to October 26

What does citizenship mean? What are its rights and obligations? Who should be welcomed as a citizen and who excluded? These questions have come to the forefront of the current presidential race. The latest issue of Legacies explores how Pennsylvanians have understood, exercised, and fought for citizenship from the earliest days of the republic to the present day.

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.