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Note from the Editor: Finding Community through a Sense of Place
by Tamara Gaskell Miller

Note from the President: Sharing Stories in a Changing World
by Kim Sajet

PhilaPlace: A Neighborhood History and Culture Project
by Joan Saverino and Melissa Mandell

From Weccacoe to South Philadelphia: The Changing Face of a Neighborhood
by Stephen M. Sitarski

Fante-Leone Public Pool
by Melissa M. Mandell

The Ninth Street Market and South Philadelphia: Personal Connections, Particular Views, Past Times, and Embodied Places
by Joan Saverino

Mapping the Ninth Street Market
by Shimrit Keddem

Social Reform Through Social Service: The Settlement Movement in South Philadelphia
by Richard N. Juliani

Personal Reminiscence: College Settlement, A Second Home
by Oscar H. Hankinson

Window on the Collections: The Public Baths Association of Philadelphia and the "Great Unwashed"
by Melissa M. Mandell

Teachers' Turn: Immigration and Progressivism: Bringing History Home
by Amy Jane Cohen

Teachers' Page: Discovering the Ninth Street Market: A Treasure Hunt for Clues to the Past
by Jennifer Coval

Legacies for Kids: Book Reviews
by Sarah Stippich

Hannah Is My Name, by Belle Yang
Bound for America: The Story of the European Immigrants, by Milton Meltzer
In My Heart, I Am a Dancer, by Chamroeun Yin; photographs by Rene J. Marquez
From Far Away, by Robert Munsch and Saoussan Askar; illustrated by Michael Martchenko
The Giant Never Wins: Lakhon Bassac (Cambodian Folk Opera) in Philadelphia, by Koung Peang and Pun Nhiv; edited by Deborah Kodish
P Is for Philadelphia, by Susan Korman

Book and Website Reviews
by Eric Klinek

South Philadelphia: Mummers, Memories, and the Melrose Diner, by Murray Dubin
Priest, Parish, and People: Saving the Faith in Philadelphia's "Little Italy", by Richard N. Juliani
From Immigrant to Ethnic Culture: American Yiddish in South Philadelphia, by Rakhmiel Peltz
The Forgotten Bottom Remembered: Stories from a Philadelphia Neighborhood, by August Tarrier and Susan Hyatt
Leg@cies: Interesting Places to Explore on the Web

Food for Thought: Southwark Queen Village Community Garden
by Anne Harvey

Cover image:  South Philadelphia street scene. From The Starr Centre Association: Annual Report (Philadelphia, 1908).