October PMHB now available online!

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October PMHB now available online!

Monday, October 30, 2017

HSP is pleased to announce that the October issue of its scholarly journal, the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography has been published. Focusing on the history of education in Pennsylvania, it is FREE to read online through the end of 2017.

Contents include:

Editorial | Christina Larocco

Review Essay: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and the Historiography of Urban Public Education in Pennsylvania | William W. Cutler III

Selling Gentility and Pretending Morality: Education and Newspaper Advertisments in Philadelphia, 1765-75 | Carl Robert Keyes

Philadelphia's Free Military School and the Radicalization of Wartime Officer Education, 1863-64 | Zachery A. Fry

Nellie Rathbone Bright: Acclaimed Author, Educator Activist, Un-American Woman? | Erika M. Kitzmiller

The Reluctant President: Gaylord P. Harnwell and American University Leadership after World War II | Ethan Schrum

Hidden Gems:

The Michael Zinman Collection of Printing for the Blind | Erika Piola

John Seely Hart's "Lectures on the Public Schools of Philadelphia, 1849" | Margery N. Sly

The Raymond Walters Diaries: The Swarthmore College Days (1925-32) | Robert Miller

New Light on the History of Correspondence Schools  | Robert L. Hampel

High School Yearbooks: Using and Preserving "The Record" | Catherine D'Ignazio

Pa'lante in Pennsylvania: Puerto Rican Educational and Cultural Organizing through Aspira, Inc. of Pennsylania | Lauren Lefty