Philadelphia

Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation

The Life and Times of a Philadelphia Entrepreneur

Bill Double

An effervescent biography of Charles Elmer Hires, the Philadelphia pharmacist who introduced root beer to the American public

264 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 11 color photos, 1 table, 1 figure, 17 halftones

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City in a Park

A History of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park System

James McClelland and Lynn Miller

How Philadelphia’s early efforts at conservation led to the country’s greatest park system

392 pages | 8 x 10 | 158 color photos, 19 halftones

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City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves

Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972

Marc Stein

A path-breaking history of the vibrant Philadelphia lesbian and gay community

480 pages | 6 x 9

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Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

American Life in Columns

Michael A. Smerconish

Now in Paperback—the opinions—and evolution—of Michael Smerconish, the provocative radio/TV host and political pundit

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 31 halftones

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Color Me...Cherry & White

A Temple University Coloring Book

Temple University Press

The first adult coloring book for the worldwide Temple University community

60 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 25 line drawings

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Community Gardening

A PHS Handbook

Pete Prown, and Peter Prown

How to build a community gardening for all to share

132 pages | 8.5 x 8.5

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Contested Image

Defining Philadelphia for the Twenty-First Century

Laura M. Holzman

How three important public artworks each helped create a new image for Philadelphia

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 27 halftones, 3 maps

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Cultural Connections

Museums and Libraries of the Delaware Valley

Morris Vogel

A guide to the rich cultural institutions of the Philadelphia area

256 pages | 25 color illustrations

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Dancing the Fairy Tale

Producing and Performing The Sleeping Beauty

Laura Katz Rizzo

The Sleeping Beauty and the story of ballet in Pennsylvania

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 6 halftones

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The Defender

The Battle to Protect the Rights of the Accused in Philadelphia

Edward W. Madeira Jr. and Michael D. Schaffer

A vibrant history of the Defender Association of Philadelphia—dubbed “the best lawyers money can’t buy”

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones

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Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Beth Kephart

A young adult novel set during the height of Philadelphia's industrial age

198 pages | 5.5 x 8.5

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The Eagles Encyclopedia

Champions Edition

Ray Didinger with Robert S. Lyons

An updated edition of the best-selling book The Eagles Encyclopedia celebrating the Super Bowl Champions, the E-A-G-L-E-S!

512 pages | 8.3125 x 10.875 | 33 color photos, 368 halftones

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The Education of a University President

Marvin Wachman

The remarkable story of how a Milwaukee newsboy rose to university president

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 halftones

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Espejos y ventanas (Mirrors and Windows)

historias orales de trabajadores agricolos y sus familias (Oral Histories of Mexican Farmworkers and the Families)

Mark Lyons

Oral histories of Mexican farmworkers in the Philadelphia region

318 pages | 6 x 9 | 89 halftones

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Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia's Chinatown

Space, Place, and Struggle

Kathryn E. Wilson

How Philadelphia’s Chinatown resisted and engaged with urban renewal processes in the late twentieth century

270 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 2 figures, 15 halftones, 3 maps

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