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Please be sure to visit our recently launched blog "On Second Consideration..." to stay current on all the latest news from the House Archives. In addition to articles, fun facts, and historical profiles, be sure to stay tuned to learn preservation tips and basic archiving principles.

Recent Blogs

Friday Member Feature: Robert Lincoln Roberts
2018-05-25
Picture from: The Philadelphia Times , 2/24/1897 “Mr. Roberts appears to be getting no real enjoyment out of politics”  In the early hours of February 17, 1897, Robert Lincoln Roberts, a recently elected Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, was shot in the hip in the doorway of his home in Philadelphia. Drawn outside by the noise of a celebratory parade of an opposing Republican faction, his attacker was likely one of the opposition’s leaders. This shooting was neither the ...
Intern Spotlight--Cuong Bui
2018-05-22
House Archives Intern, Cuong Bui The House Archives runs an internship program during the spring, summer, and fall semesters for students interested in archiving and state government. This week marks the second week for our three summer interns. We asked our new interns a few questions to help you get to know them, as they begin their 13 week internship program with the House.   Where are you attending school and what type of degree are you pursuing? I go to Penn State Harrisburg and I am ...
Intern Spotlight--Scott Werner
2018-05-21
House Archives Intern--Scott Werner The House Archives runs an internship program during the spring, summer, and fall semesters for students interested in archiving and state government. This week marks the second week for our three summer interns. We asked our new interns a few questions to help you get to know them, as they begin their 13 week internship program with the House.   Where are you attending school and what type of degree are you pursuing? I’m currently attending Lebanon Vall...
Intern Spotlight--Sara Kern
2018-05-18
House Archives Intern, Sara Kern The House Archives runs an internship program during the spring, summer, and fall semesters for students interested in archiving and state government.  This week marks the first week for our three summer interns.  We asked our new interns a few questions to help you get to know them, as they begin their 13 week internship program with the House. Where are you attending school and what type of degree are you pursuing? I'm currently pursuing a master's i...
Exhibit featuring Sergeant Jesse Long
2018-05-03
As part of the " Wall that Heals " event, happening in Harrisburg from May 9-13th, 2018, the House Archives designed an exhibit which highlights the military service of Sergeant Jesse Long.  Sergeant Long, a native of Carlisle Springs, Cumberland County, Pa., joined the United States Army in 1967 and served four tours of duty in Vietnam.  A member of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, known as "The Blackhorse", he was awarded the Bronze star for his service as part of the unit's incur...