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Episode No. 12 – Philly Streets in the Early Republic

Life overflowed onto the streets of Philadelphia in the Early Republic. The streets were intensely social spaces, but could also be extremely dangerous. As the…

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Episode No. 11 – The American Revolution on Philly’s Streets

The United States of America was street tested in Philly. From the chaos of the American Revolution, to its role as the national capital of…

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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. 3 – The Life and Times of Caroline R. Le Count: Part 1

An important moment of the Civil Rights movement happened right here in Philadelphia, and it took place nearly 100 years earlier than the well-known demonstrations…