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The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities spring continuing education classes begin next week. Come join the fun as we learn about how to better advocate for and preserve the historic fabric of our built environment to create stronger, more vibrant communities.
This program is provided in partnership with the New Jersey Historic Trust
In preparation for the upcoming anniversary of passage of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and the National Park Service is seeking proposals for brief essays on the woman suffrage movement. The primary purpose of the essays is to provide online context for a new National Park Service travel itinerary and website on women’s history and the Nineteenth Amendment.
Jake Oresick. The Schenley Experiment: A Social History of Pittsburgh’s First Public High School. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017. 240 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-07833-5.
Reviewed by Robert Shaffer (Shippensburg University) Published on H-Pennsylvania (February, 2018) Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward
S. L. Price. Playing through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016. x + 550 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8021-2564-4.
Reviewed by John Bloom (Shippensburg University) Published on H-Pennsylvania (January, 2018) Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward