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lhuff
by Layla Huff I attend Morgan State University, where I am a rising sophomore, a member of the Honors College, and a history major. I...
cheider
This installment is a continuation of a previous article, visit part one here . Finding information about female apprentices in early modern period was more...
Ann Reinhardt
Florence Barbara Seibert (1897-1991) was an American biochemist who invented the first reliable tuberculosis test and helped improve the safety of intravenous injections. Born in...
cheider
Here at the American Philosophical Society's Center for Digital Scholarship , I spent several months this past winter continuing the work of former CV Starr...
Amy Ellison
By Amy Ellison and Erin Holmes, Andrew W Mellon Curatorial Fellows In 2018, the APS Museum is celebrating the Society’s 275th anniversary with a new...
Brian Carpenter
In May of 1712, the Delaware (Lenape) chief Sassoonan was travelling north through eastern Pennsylvania with 12 other member of his nation. The purpose of...
Anne Downey
I recently had a visit from one of my favorite photograph conservators—Rachel Wetzel of the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts. Rachel’s been working...
Michael Madeja
The 1793 yellow fever epidemic features prominently in middle school curriculum throughout the east coast. Knowing this, and having fallen tragically in love with letters...