Research & Collections News
July 25, 2023
Set the Earth on Fire: The 1902 Anthracite Strike
With the support of a Hagley fellowship, I’ve been working on a book that focuses on the 1902 anthracite coal strike of eastern Pennsylvania, a pivotal moment in both the union movement and the development policing of as we know them today.
June 27, 2023
Alliance-Tenna Rotor: A device for better TV reception
Television antennas atop houses were once a ubiquitous part of the American landscape. Before the widespread adoption of cable television, homes received local stations over the air, just like radio. Decent TV reception depended on an aerial or antenna usually affixed to a home's roof.