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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, but anxiety and controversy about what citizenship means have been a common refrain in America’s—and Pennsylvania’s—history.

Tue, 2016-10-11 16:06

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is proud to announce the release of the J. G. Brill Company Photograph Index, a new, web-accessible database containing information on 12,578 images produced by the J.G. Brill Company.

Mon, 2016-10-03 11:52

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is proud to announce the receipt of a new grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to improve preservation of – and access to – eleven collections that document more than 150 years of sports histo

Thu, 2016-09-22 12:58

This October, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) will host #PastPresentPride, a free two-part lecture series exploring sexual identity in literature and media, and the history of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

Tue, 2016-09-13 14:43

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is proud to announce the latest offering in its ongoing genealogy education, Foundations of Genealogy II.

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:11

On Saturday, October 1, Penn’s Graduate School of Education will host Networked for Literacy: a Celebration of Writing and Literacy, providing a space for educators to share how literacy shapes practice, students, schools, and communities. 

Thu, 2016-09-01 11:29

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year.

Mon, 2016-08-29 14:14
In December 1763, a mob massacred nearly two dozen Christianized Indians in the Pennsylvania backcountry.
Mon, 2016-08-29 13:03

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and the Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter, Association of Professional Genealogists are pleased to announce the dates for their 2017 program, Researching Family in Pennsylvania

Mon, 2016-08-29 12:40

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that Ann Gordon’s essay, “Getting History’s Words Right: Diaries of Emilie Davis,” which appeared in the April 2015 issue of The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biograp

Wed, 2016-08-10 10:25