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Episode No. 8 – History of the Street… Coming soon!

At long last… the Found in Philadelphia podcast is back with a new series about the history of Philly’s streets. It’s been… a pandemic. But…

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Episode No. 7 – Women and the Centennial

Women are organizing to fund raise for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, a moment when our city and our nation will be at the…

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Episode No. 6 – Philadelphia Public Schools and Caroline Le Count: Part 2

Philadelphia, 1867. A 21-year-old Black woman was recently appointed principal of a new public school on a small alley in the Seventh Ward. This woman…


Episode No. 5 – Philadelphia Public Schools and Caroline R. Le Count: Part 1

In this city, there are very different educational opportunities for the wealthy and the poor. But reformers and activists are trying to find ways to…

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