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Mike
Philadelphia, PA
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Interests: travel, new media, social networks, environmental issues, oral history, philadelphia, digital storytelling, documentary films and filmmaking
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PhilaStories is in the process of moving it's online presence to one site. Our blog and website will be located at philastories.org. All new blog posts will occur at the new site. You can continue to acces the content of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at PhilaStories
Tracey Gordon was not allowed to take her seat as a newly elected Philadelphia Democratic Committee person. When a few people tried assisting her the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee's response was no response at all. Thus was born the Philadelphia Democratic Progressive Caucus. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2011 at PhilaPhile
Phillip Seitz's tells the story of two Whitehall plantation slaves owned by Benjamin Chew, Jim 18 years old and Aaron 16 years old, who seek retribution on Overseer George Ford. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at PhilaStories
Phillip Seitz, Social Historian, worked for 9 years at Cliveden, located in the Philadelphia neighborhood, Germantown. During that time an enormous number of the Chew Family Papers were discovered and turned over to The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2011 at PhilaStories
Community elders gather with students from Germantown High School and tell stories about Germantown history and share their visions of the future. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2010 at PhilaStories
The class chose this topic in light of a series of flash mob occurrences in the spring of 2010: a number of raucous, spontaneous and sometimes aggressive gathering of hundreds of teenagers had converged downtown, causing consternation among ordinary citizens as well as business, government and community leaders. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at PhilaStories
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