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Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 112–136.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Amy E. Menzer Copyright © 1999 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1999 Exhibiting Philadelphia’s ”Vital Center”: Negotiating Environmental and Civic Reform in a Popular Postwar Planning Vision Amy E. Menzer In...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 198–214.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Johanna Gosse In November 2008, a symposium titled “On the Limits and Possibilities of Politics in Art” was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia. The event was organized in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition for the American painter Peter Saul, who was one...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 119–129.
Published: 01 October 2013
... with examples, such as the labor organizing work behind a radio show launched by Philadelphia cab drivers and the communications policy work of the national Campaign for Prison Phone Justice, the interviewees argue that media policy must meet the needs of communities — and control of the communication...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Most Historic Prison For answers, I looked to a historic site that is ready-­made for the challenge. Eastern State Penitentiary ranks among the most popular history attractions in my home city of Philadelphia and, after Alcatraz, is probably the most visited prison in the country. Designed by...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1986) 1986 (36): 160.
Published: 01 October 1986
... Licht teaches American labor and economic history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-author with Philip Scranton of Work Sights: Industrial Philadelphia, 1890-1950 (Philadelphia, Fall 1986). Robbie Lieberman is Director of the Peace Studies Program at the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1994) 1994 (59): 61–92.
Published: 01 May 1994
... one postal inspector in the well-to-do Main Line suburb of Radnor descended on one of the first meetings held in the Philadelphia area to discuss forming a local "homophile" political organization.' In what one newspaper called "the biggest raid of its kind in township history," eighty four...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1990) 1990 (48): 33–62.
Published: 01 October 1990
... their taxable property, which brought disfranchisement as well as destitution. Among the national leadership, many believed that crime was increasing and feared a potentially disruptive coalition of the poor and disfranchised. In 1789, Benjamin Rush, chief physi- cian at Philadelphia's...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1997) 1997 (68): 188.
Published: 01 May 1997
..., 1989-1 992. Albany: SUNY Press, 1995. $18.95 (paper57.50 (cloth). Mike Wallace, Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996. $18.95 (paper54.95 (cloth). Barbara Weinstein, For Social Peace in Brazil: Zndustrialists and the Remaking...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1979) 1979 (20): 89–96.
Published: 01 May 1979
... RADICALHISTORY REVIEW 20 SPRING/~UMMER1979 PAGES89-96 90 RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW the work in question, it can save much time in tracing the location of obscure works. Unpublished, regional union catalogs are also available in some areas, for instance in Philadelphia. Depending...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2017
... recorded in their accounts of SftP protest activities. One source the students read before class was a January 21, 1972, “letterhead memorandum” the FBI produced for distribution to other law enforce- ment agencies. The eight-­page memo, based on both informant testimony and a Philadelphia FBI...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1981) 1981 (25): 192.
Published: 01 January 1981
...- sylvania’s Philadelphia Social History Project. He discusses his own in- volvement with public history in a recent article co-authored with Dorothy L. Watts in Znternational Journal of Oral History (June 1980). HOWARD GREEN works for the New Jersey Historical Commission. He is...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1988) 1988 (42): 3–6.
Published: 01 October 1988
...Barbara Clark Smith Copyright © September 1988 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1988 "Set your mood to patriotic," Brent Musberger urged Americans who tuned in CBS's coverage of the Philadelphia celebration of the U.S. Constitution Bicentennial. This issue of the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1989) 1989 (43): 152.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Newton teaches English and women’s studies at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, and is the author of Women,Power, and Suhersion (1985), and co- editor of Sex and Class in Women‘s History (1983) and Feminist Criticism and Social Change (1985). She is currently completing a book of essays on...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 1999
... further degradation.” Amy Menzer’s ”Exhibiting Philadelphia’s Vital Center” revisits city planning, urban reform and environmental politics in postwar Philadel- phia. Menzer’s article cautions that ”environmental politics” should not be defined too narrowly in historical contexts. Although...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1994) 1994 (59): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Stein's "Sex Politics in the City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves" is a richly detailed study of the origins of gay and lesbian political organization in Philadelphia. Beginning in 1960, in the con- text of police repression and postal surveillance, Stein shows how gay and lesbian...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1984) 1984 (28-30): 526–528.
Published: 01 May 1984
... as an orderly in the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. GARY B. NASH is the author of Red, White, and Slack and Urban Crucible. He is writing a book on black Philadelphia after the American Revolution. ROBERT A. PADGUG is an ancient historian currently researching...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2001) 2001 (81): 5–14.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Death Penalty at the “Freedom for Mumia!” national conference, Washington, D.C., March 30, 2001 In 1981, Philadelphia magazine named Mumia Abu-Jamal one of Philadelphia’s “people to watch.” He was president of the Association of Black...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1986) 1986 (36): 137–148.
Published: 01 October 1986
... least four major themes dominate recent works, all notably absent from Ware’s presentation. 1. The Unevenness of Industrial Development In their respective monographs on antebellum Philadelphia and Newark, New Jersey, Bruce Laurie and Susan Hirsch first made unevenness of...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1988) 1988 (42): 122–143.
Published: 01 October 1988
... Weekend ex- travaganza, Wolper took "We the People 200," Philadelphia's official Bicentennial planning body, to task. He predicted that the 200th an- niversary of the document's signing would be a flop, and that on 17 September the city itself would probably garner onIy a few minutes of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2001) 2001 (80): 5–34.
Published: 01 May 2001
... federal funding.31 Participation in SHO’s Summer Projects changed the way some students came to understand themselves and the world. Take Larry Kron, whose father, a Philadelphia optometrist, had been unable to study medicine in the 1930s due to the...