<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125973">Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927</a>
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Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927

This database tells the story of medical advances during warfare from the mid-nineteenth century to the outbreak of the influenza epidemic in 1918 and the discovery of penicillin in 1927. The wealth of documents cover multiple conflicts as well as interwar developments from a range of perspectives. Material has been sourced from across the United States, … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125969">London Lowlife: Street culture, social reform and the Victorian underworld</a>
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London Lowlife: Street culture, social reform and the Victorian underworld

Full-text searchable database containing color images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 19th and early 20th century London; designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. Will be of interest to students and scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including literature, cultural studies, urban studies, … Continue reading

Q&A with Professor Jessa Lingel
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Q&A with Professor Jessa Lingel

Jessa Lingel is an assistant professor at Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication. Lingel’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of digital culture with social change: broadly speaking, she studies how communities — especially marginalized communities — employ technology to reinforce their values, objectives, and identities.  Prior to pursuing her PhD in Communication and Information, Lingel earned … Continue reading

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Socialism in Film

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda is a collection of films from the communist world, which spans from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. There are documentary films, feature narrative films, as well as newsreels. This collection provides a view into the experience of filmmakers behind the Iron … Continue reading

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Literary Manuscripts: Victorian Manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of the New York Public Library

The Penn Libraries recently acquired the Adam Matthew Digital database, Literary Manuscripts: Victorian Manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of the New York Public Library. The NYPL’s Berg Collection, from which Literary Manuscripts is derived, contains approximately 35,000 printed volumes, pamphlets, and broadsides, and 2,000 linear feet of literary archives and … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125978">Service Newspapers of World War Two</a>
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Service Newspapers of World War Two

During World War Two and its aftermath, journalism played a vital role in keeping servicemen informed and connected, wherever they happened to be stationed across the world. Service newspapers acted as the mouthpiece of the troops, being variously responsible for: keeping the units apprised of the general progress of the war providing news local to … Continue reading