PMHB, October 2016

PMHB, October 2016


How do people from different cultural backgrounds and identities coexist, interact, and flourish together, and on what terms? In this special issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, we bring together scholars of Pennsylvania history to revisit some of these questions using current approaches to immigration and ethnicity.

Immigration and Ethnicity in Pennsylvania History


by Christina Larocco


From Peopling to Postethnic: Pennsylvania Pluralism Reconsidered
by Kathryn E. Wilson and Rosalind Beiler

Commerce and Community: Philadelphia's Early Jewish Settlers, 1736–76
by Toni Pitock

Palatines or Pennsylvania German Pioneers? The Development of Transatlantic Pennsylvania German Family and Migration History, 1890s–1966
by Katharina Hering

Interpreting American Ethnic Experiences: The Development of the Balch Library Collections
by Dominique Daniel

Dutchirican: The Growing Puerto Rican Presence in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country
by John Hinshaw

Notes and Documents

Identifying and Mapping Ethnicity in Philadelphia in the Early Republic
by Billy G. Smith and Paul Sivitz
Maps and Charts

Hidden Gems

Fort Shirley's Copper Charm: Investigating Muslim Ethnicity on Pennsylvania's Colonial Frontier
by Jonathan M. Burns, Andrew Dudash, and Ryan Mathur

Pennsylvania Migrants in the Austrian State Archives and Hungarian National Archives: Dual Repositories for Migrants from a Dual Monarchy
by Kristina E. Poznan

Fort Indiantown Gap and Pennsylvania's Role in Refugee Resettlement
by Stephanie Hinnershitz

"Same Struggle, Same Fight": Yellow Seeds and the Asian American Movement in Philadelphia's Chinatown
by Kathryn E. Wilson

Tracing Filipino Philadelphia in the Pedro Supelana Papers
Christina Capozzola

Back Matter