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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with John Edgar Wideman, Author, Amherst College
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
John Edgar Wideman is interviewed about the aftermath of the Revolution in 1793, what it means to be an African American in white America, a separate black church, the Yellow Fever epidemic and racism, the Matthew Carey pamphlet, Richard Allen, African American migration south to work in cotton fields, what it fel...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.  3 of 4
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about the significance of Philadelphia in the 1790s, Richard Allen, the life of Jarena Lee and her spiritual conversion, Thomas Jefferson and modern racism, black labor at Monticello, the impact of the cotton gin, the end of the Atlantic slave trade, Gabriel's Rebellion, formatio...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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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, 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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Images of America, Strawberry Mansion: The Jewish Community of North Philadelphia
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1999), 128 page(s),
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A section of North Philadelphia, Strawberry Mansion is nestled high on the banks of the Schuylkill River, adjacent to the large expanses of Fairmount Park, with many wonderful venues such as Woodside Park. The area became the setting for America’s premiere Jewish Community in the 20th century, with over 50,000 i...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1999), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Swedes of the Delaware Valley
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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The first Swedish settlers in America embarked from Gothenburg, Sweden, and sailed into Delaware Bay, arriving at what is now Wilmington. The fearless Swedish and Finnish settlers left their mark in the Delaware Valley and on many sites in the area, particularly its churches and famous log cabins. The photographs...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Ukrainians of Greater Philadelphia
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 128 page(s),
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Ukrainians, originally known as Ruthenians, began arriving in the Philadelphia area at the end of the 1800s. Like all immigrants, they were not spared considerable hardships in their pursuit of the American dream. Finding stable employment was an ongoing endeavor. After work they gathered around their churches, in...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 128 page(s),
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Trolleys
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in Images of Rail (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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An extensive number of trolley car lines linked the city of Philadelphia to the rich farmland and picturesque towns of southeastern Pennsylvania. These trolley lines traversed miles of narrow streets lined with row houses whose residents were proud working-class Americans. These historic photographs trace the trol...
in Images of Rail (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Postcard History, Philadelphia Neighborhoods
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in Postcard History (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008), 128 page(s),
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Philadelphia Neighborhoods, a compendium of historic views of the major residential sections of Philadelphia, presents a snapshot into the past when old neighborhoods were not so old and when currently established ones were as yet new construction. Through the medium of postcards, readers are invited back to an er...
in Postcard History (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008), 128 page(s),
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