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Content Roundup – First and Second Weeks – March 2017

Bethlehem Steel, v. 1, no. 1, May 1, 1918

Bethlehem Steel, v. 1, no. 1, May 1, 1918

It may be spring break and the snow may be falling outside but these newly digitized reads will fill you with warmth! Notable new additions include: a host of new rare Dime Novels and Story Paper issues, new issues of the National Defender dating to the American Civil War from the Historical Society of Montgomery County, the first issue of the Bethlehem Steel Company newsletter from the Independence Seaport Museum, and a number of research articles on Philadelphia history from the Celeste A. Morello Collection! So pull your armchair closer to the fireplace and start reading!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The trapper’s bride : or, Love and war : a tale of the Texan revolution / by W. J. Hamilton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:473505]

Iron hand, chief of the Tory league / by Frederick Forest
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:473367]

Non-Fiction

Book of picture puzzles
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471242]

Spanish-American War stories
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471224]

Periodicals

p. 485, "The Story of Steam",  Beadle's monthly, June, 1867

p. 485, “The Story of Steam”, Beadle’s monthly, June, 1867

Beadle’s Monthly (index + 6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470986]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470998]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471096]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471712]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471810]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471908]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472006]

The People's Home Journal, v. V, no. 12, December 1890

The People’s Home Journal, v. V, no. 12, December 1890

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:476002]

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471324]

Saturday Night, v. XIII, no. 5, Saturday October 16, 1875, [abridged promotional copy]

Saturday Night, v. XIII, no. 5, Saturday October 16, 1875, [abridged promotional copy]

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469069]

The New World (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:295256]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. V, no. 9, Tuesday, October 10, 1860

National Defender, v. V, no. 9, Tuesday, October 10, 1860

National Defender (53 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Independence Seaport Museum

Bethlehem Steel Company newsletter (collection created, 1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474830]

Pennsylvaniana

Celeste A. Morello Collection

Frank Rizzo: Historical Marker application documents, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472593]

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Residential Patterns of Western Sicilian Sub-Colonies in Philadelphia’s “Little Italy” Based on The Earliest Mafiosi
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474123]

Stemma Della Città Di Sciacca: My Great-Uncle, a Mafioso from Sciacca, Sicily, Rosario Montalbano, His Life, as told to me
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471506]

They Knew Joseph Bruno: Boss of the Philadelphia-South Jersey La Cosa Nostra, 1936-1946
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471538]

Challenging a Story: That Nicodemo Scarfo had been “exiled” or “banished” to Atlantic City, New Jersey by boss Angelo Bruno in 1964
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474195]

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2017: 3 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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