Hidden Treasures - Our TWIPA (This Week in Pennsylvania Archaeology) blog often highlights significant artifacts curated in our collections at The State Museum, usually an in...
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Philly Tales from the Great Diaspora
Irish-American writer Frank McCourt, by all accounts an inspired New York teacher, lovely man and gifted writer, died July 19 at the age of 78. He had recently been diagnosed with melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. He then contracted meningitis.