A series of digital exhibits designed to let you explore the social history of Harrisburg.
Coming 2022-2023 — curated collections of social and historical datasets of Harrisburg available for download. Harrisburg Population The Influenza Outbreak of 1918 (the Spanish Flu) For context and discussion of data, see Sarah Wilson Carter, “The 1918 Influenza Outbreak in Harrisburg” (pp. 148-154) [available for free download from the PHA website]
Taking the Mobile App to the Lincoln Cemetery: A First Glimpse of Lincoln Cemetery
As a Public History major, I have been bestowed the honor of continuing the work that Rachel Petroziello had started last semester on the Lincoln Cemetery Mapping Project. For some context, Lincoln Cemetery is a historically Black cemetery in Penbrook, Pennsylvania, which is also an eternal resting place for some historically significant figures such as…
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