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Recent Content

Pennsylvania History Article wins MARAC Custer Prize

The Pennsylvania Historical Association is pleased to announce that an article appearing in the Spring 2017 issue of its journal, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies has been awarded the 2017 Arline Custer Memorial Award from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC). “'The High Price of Living': The Lives of Insolvent Laborers in Jacksonian-Era Cumberland County," by Dr. Michael B.

Special World War I Issues of Pennsylvania History now Available

Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies proudly announces that both editions of its two-part special theme of “Pennsylvania and the Great War” are now available. The issues, Summer (84.3) and Fall (84.4) are guest edited by Dr. Barbara Gannon of the University of Central Florida. Contents cover a wide array of topics relating to how Pennsylvanians dealt with World War I, at home and abroad. Also featured are color images of artifacts and documents from museums around the Commonwealth.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Pennsylvania: 16 October - 23 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
16 October 2017 to 23 October 2017.  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,
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Pennsylvania Constitutional Lawyer Bill Ball Defends Private Education

Currently, about ten percent of students in the United States attend private schools, the majority of which are run by religious institutions. While they likely don’t know his name, many of these students owe their ability to go to these schools to William Bentley Ball.

Workshop: Architecture in Color: Historic Paints and Finishes, Their Investigation and Reproduction

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University-Camden invited you to join us for the final historic preservation workshop of the semester, Saturday, November 11.

Space is limited, so register now!