Historical Retrospectives

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Pennsylvania Legislature
Pennsylvania Legislature

In 1822, the Pennsylvania Legislature debated adding treadmills to two new prisons as a tool for labor and discipline.  More

The Roosevelt Period

In 1919, former U.S. Senator Albert J. Beveridge reported on the economic evolution of the early 20th century. More

Swollen Fortunes
Swollen Fortunes

In a 1906 article, author David Graham Phillips defended President Teddy Roosevelt’s attack on the corrupting power of the super rich. More

One Year of Roosevelt

In 1902, Post reporter William Allen White summarized the first year under the Roosevelt Administration.  More

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