This PHL educator won the 1958 Philadelphia Award for outstanding service rendered to the city. Who was she?
2/9/16Author: Vincent Fraley Comments: 0
2/1/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Louis Godey published this monthly magazine in Philadelphia from 1830 - 1878, becoming famous for its fashion plates. What was it called?
1/26/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
This Mt. Airy-based female artist became the first American women awarded a major mural commission in 1906. Who was she?
1/20/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Salmon Chase, Secretary of the Treasury from 1861-1864, placed which famous phrase on U.S. currency?
1/11/16Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, Banking, Business, Economics, Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaComments: 0
Following the 1876 disaster at Little Bighorn, this woman sought to uphold a positive legacy of General George Armstrong Custer. Who was she?
12/27/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
A tireless booster of Philadelphia's arts scene, the man next to Richard Nixon was known as the "Grand Old Man of the Theater." Who was he?
12/20/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 20th century, Arts and Culture, Community and Public Service, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PoliticsComments: 0
As personal secretary to George Washington, this man recorded the former president's final moments in 1799. Who was he?
12/16/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
12/7/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, Abolition, African American, Civil Rights, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Politics, Slavery, WomenComments: 0
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Look for these history stories every Sunday in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The stories, called Memory Stream, are published in the Currents section of the newspaper.