PMHB, April 2011

PMHB, April 2011







Front Matter


Taming Wild Girls: The Midnight Mission and the Campaign to Reform Philadelphia's Moral Fabric, 1915-1918
by James Adams

Notes and Documents

Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson's "The Deserted Wife"
by Rodney Mader

Exhibit Review

Our House? The President's House at Independence National Historical Park
by Steven Conn

Book Reviews

Smolenski, Friends and Strangers: The Making of Creole Culture in Colonial Pennsylvania
by Judith Ridner

Ridner, A Town In-Between: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the Early Mid-Atlantic Interior
by Karen Guenther

Myers, The Ordeal of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780
by Holly A. Mayer

Stern, David Franks: Colonial Merchant
by Toni Pitock

McGrath, John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail
by Dennis M. Conrad

Hallock and Hoffman, eds., William Bartram, The Search for Nature's Design: Selected Art, Letters, and Unpublished Writings
by Thomas P. Slaughter

Yenawine, Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of Microfinance
by Andrew M. Schocket

Fichter, So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism
by Jane T. Merritt

Branson, Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic
by Jennifer Lawrence Janofsky

Gallman, Northerners at War: Reflections on the Civil War Home Front
by Jonathan W. White

Reason, Thomas Eakins and the Uses of History
by Michael Clapper

Canton, Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia
by Mary Frances Berry

Davin, Crucible of Freedom: Workers' Democracy in the Industrial Heartland, 1914-1960
by Kenneth J. Heineman

Weaver, Guard Wars: The 28th Infantry Division in World War II
by Eric Klinek

Davis, America's Longest Run: A History of the Walnut Street Theatre
by Heather S. Nathans

Takenaka and Osirim, eds., Global Philadelphia: Immigrant Communities Old and New
by Kathryn E. Wilson