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Chronoscope, John S. Fine (1954)
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interview by Winston Burdett, 1913-1993 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1954), 14 mins
FEBRUARY 22, 1954 Participants: John S. Fine, Governor of Pennsylvania, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Winston Burdett. Topics: Republican prospects in the 1954 congressional elections, Israeli attitudes toward the United States and Americans, spirit of the Israeli people, major obstacle toward peace in the Midd...
interview by Winston Burdett, 1913-1993 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1954), 14 mins
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Images of America, Around Waterford
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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From a primitive French fort visited by George Washington on his first government assignment to the birthplace of Gen. Strong Vincent, one of Gettysburg's most notable heroes, Waterford has always had its place in shaping America as a nation. Visionaries, such as Thomas King, Amos Judson, and others, invested in W...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Around Winder
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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The north Georgia city of Winder developed from the double log cabin that inspired its earlier name of Jug Tavern. Evolving from the vision and determination of Wiley Harrison Bush, Winder became a regional giant, birthed from its rich agricultural heritage and its new industries of manufacturing and transportatio...
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Images of America, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, The
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written by College of Physicians of Philadelphia, in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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The success of the American Revolution produced a need for the creation of new national systems of government, finance, education, commerce—and health care. No one recognized the need for better health care more clearly than Gen. George Washington, whose order to have the Continental Army vaccinated against smal...
written by College of Physicians of Philadelphia, in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, two of America's most revered symbols of freedom, date back to the British rule of the American colonies. The main structure of Independence Hall was completed in 1732, and the final casting of the Liberty Bell was completed in 1753. Visited by over two million people yearly...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Irish Pittsburgh
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Many modern Irish Pittsburghers can trace their roots to immigrants fleeing an Ireland devastated by the Great Potato Famine of the mid-1800s. They migrated to Pittsburgh, a booming industrial town, and worked in the iron and steel mills, the mines, and the railroads. Irish women became domestic servants in such l...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), 128 page(s),
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The Italians of this region have been proudly celebrating their heritage since their arrival in this country with traditional festivals, including La Corsa dei Ceri in Jessup and Dunmore’s procession in honor of St. Rocco. Using vintage and recent photographs, Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania shows how the...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Morganza: Pennsylvania’s Reform School
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Originally the House of Refuge in Pittsburgh, the facility was moved to a healthier setting in 1876, taken over by the state, and converted into an institution for the incarceration of juvenile offenders. Local parents would threaten to send their children there if they misbehaved. Morganza has long been a draw fo...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2009), 128 page(s),
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Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police ruled small patch towns and industrial cities for their coal and iron company bosses from 1865 to 1931. Armed with a gun and badge and backed by state legislation, the members of the private police force were granted power in a practically unspecified jurisdiction. Set in Pennsy...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2009), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Philadelphia's Golden Age of Retail
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012), 128 page(s),
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Philadelphia is not only the birthplace of America but also the birthplace of America's consumer culture. From the Civil War until Vietnam, Philadelphia's thriving middle class made the city a mercantile mecca, home to some of America's largest and most innovative department and specialty stores. Market Street bet...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012), 128 page(s),
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