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9/23/16
Author: Vincent Fraley

Inspired by the 2016 launch of HSP’s Tavern and Liquor License Records database, Roots & Branches latest blog series, Genealogy by the Glass, explores stories of alcohol production and consumption from Philadelphia’s 300-plus-year history, highlighting lesser-known collections for genealogists researching tipplers, tavern owners, brewers, distillers, and winemakers in their family histories. 

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7/28/16
Author: Ellen Bateman

Sherri Broder’s study of family life among Philadelphia’s Victorian era poor, Tramps, Unfit Mothers, and Neglected Children: Negotiating Family Life in Late Nineteenth Century Philadelphia, provides an insightful exploration into the meaning of family, the definition of family roles, and the variety of narratives used to define family life.

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3/10/16
Author: Anonymous

This year's Family History Days brings together professional genealogists and family historians from around the world to help beginner & seasoned researchers alike find their story. In the weeks leading up to Family History Days on March 18 & 19, we'll be spotlighting several of the event's featured speakers.

Click here to register for Family History Days or visit hsp.org/FHD

Topics : Genealogy
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3/7/16
Author: Anonymous

This year's Family History Days brings together professional genealogists and family historians from around the world to help beginner & seasoned researchers alike find their story. In the weeks leading up to Family History Days on March 18 & 19, we'll be spotlighting several of the event's featured speakers.

Click here to register for Family History Days or visit hsp.org/FHD

Topics : Genealogy
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3/7/16
Author: Anonymous

 

 

 

 

It will perhaps come as no shock that, in terms of website categories, pornography attracts the most traffic. Number two, however, may surprise some: genealogy.

Popularized by shows such as Who Do You Think You Are? and Finding Your Roots, genealogy - the study of lines of descent - has become one of the most prevalent pastimes in the United States.

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2/19/16
Author: Anonymous

This year's Family History Days brings together professional genealogists and family historians from around the world to help beginner & seasoned researchers alike find their story. In the weeks leading up to Family History Days on March 18 & 19, we'll be spotlighting several of the event's featured speakers.

Want to register for Family History Days? Click here or visit hsp.org/FHD

Topics : Genealogy
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2/3/16
Author: Anonymous

This year's Family History Days brings together professional genealogists and family historians from around the world to help beginner & seasoned researchers alike find their story. In the weeks leading up to Family History Days on March 18 & 19, we'll be spotlighting several of the event's featured speakers.

Click here to register for Family History Days or visit hsp.org/FHD

Topics : Genealogy
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2/3/16
Author: Anonymous

Whether you are new to genealogy or an experienced family history veteran, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) has something for you this spring.

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1/21/16
Author: Dana Dorman

The Historical Society has extended its 2015 pricing on Research by Mail services through February 14, 2016. If you've been on the fence about hiring our skilled staff researchers to help you tackle a research problem, don't wait much longer!

Can't make it to Philadelphia to dig into the Historical Society's unsurpassed collections yourself? Let our staff do the digging for you.

Topics : Genealogy
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10/9/15
Author: Anonymous

In 2015, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) launched HSP Encounters, a new digital resource comprised of an ever-growing number of genealogical and biographical databases.

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