Religion and Spirituality

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"The Story of Joseph Priestley House," by Mabel Abbott
c.1970

Mabel Abbott provides an overview of Joseph Priestley and his house in central Pennsylvania in "The Story of Joseph Priestley House" by Mabel Abbott.

Kol Hillel (Sep. 1970)
September 1970

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • The recently renovated Durbin Oratory in Old West will be...
Kol Hillel (Fall 1971)
Fall 1971

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • The start of the Judaic Studies Program at Dickinson College...
Kol Hillel (Summer 1973)
Summer 1973

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Danny Siegel, a Jewish poet, visits the Hillel Council....
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Jan. 1974)
January 1974

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "W.O.W.EE: What Do After Graduation," by Karen Kenahan and Karen...
Kol Hillel (Summer 1974)
Summer 1974

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Hillel is named Dickinson's organization of the year....
Kol Hillel (Jun. 1977)
June 1, 1977

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Dr. Richard Rubenstein, author of...
Hillel Newsletter (Dec. 1977)
December 20, 1977

The Hillel Newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Hillel Council celebrates the High Holy Days with David Yammer...
Hillel Newsletter (Oct. 1985)
October 30, 1985

The Hillel Newsletter is produced by the Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Updates on a summer study abroad opportunity in "Study in...
Hillel at Dickinson College (Feb. 1988)
February 1988

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the "famous" family Shabbat dinner, a Shabbat service, a presentation from Jewish storyteller Don Fudderman, and an opportunity to meet a visiting Israeli family at the Army...

Hillel at Dickinson College (Fall 1988)
Fall 1988

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the commemoration of the anniversary of Kristallnacht and the monthly Shabbat dinner.

Hillel at Dickinson College (Fall 1988)
Fall 1988

In this flier, the Hillel Council invites all students and members of the Dickinson community to four end-of-the-semester events: the council's monthly Shabbat dinner, a Chanukah celebration at Franklin and Marshall College, a Latke Party, and a...

Hillel at Dickinson College (Jan. 1989)
January 1989

The Hillel Council announces new Board members as well as upcoming events, including the Shabbat Dinner, a “How-To-Make-A-Challah” Get-Together, and a trip to New York City.

Hillel at Dickinson College (Sep. 1989)
September 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including a pool party, Shabbat Dinner, Torah study, a Parent’s Weekend Bagel Brunch, and information on how to meet their their new advisor, Professor Norm Sharp.

Hillel Council Calendar of Events
September 1989

The Hillel Council’s calendar of events for September and October 1989.

Hillel (Oct. 1989)
October 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including Professor Michael Walzer's lecture, an "Overnight in Hillel House" social event, Herbie’s Deli, and aa social meet-up at Franklin and Marshall. 

Hillel at Dickinson College (Nov. 1989)
November 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the monthly Shabbat Dinner, a Latke Party, the council's general meeting, a cookie sale, and a bagel brunch.

LGBT History Project Logo
March 28, 2013

For the very first interview of the history project, Edmund Good and Thurman Grossnickle describe their coming out stories. Thurman is a retired Scientist Administrator and has spent many years in academia and in health professions, as well as in...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Good, Ed and Grossnickle, Thurman - 042

Subject: Education, Health and Medicine, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Project Logo
August 28, 2013

Born in Chicago, IL in 1949 to a Catholic family, Mary Merriman joined the Air Force in 1967, where she struggled with her sexuality due to the environment, eventually becoming pregnant and discharging from the military before giving her son up...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Merruman, Mary - 081

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Project Logo
September 20, 2013

Richard H. Hause was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, on May 21, 1947, moving to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, after he graduated from high school in 1965. After coming out to his family when he was eighteen, Richard began working for the State...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Hause, Richard H. - 045

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Project logo
October 27, 2013

Samuel Deetz was born in Quakertown (Pennsylvania), in 1951, on April 21st and was one of eight children. Sam’s father became a minister, which allowed his family to move from place to place over Sam’s young life. Sam’s family wanted him to...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Deetz, Sam - 005

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Project Logo
March 26, 2014

John Folby was born in Pittsburgh in 1947. He was the oldest of five children in an Irish-Italian Catholic family. He relocated to Harrisburg in 1975 with his partner. John continues to live with his partner in Harrisburg in a relationship...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Folby, John - 035

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Logo
July 2, 2014

Brian Patchcoski was born in Scranton Pennsylvania, brought up in a very strong Irish, German, and Polish Roman Catholic family. Brian progressed through high school, working for a Catholic church for 10 years and expecting to go into the...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Patchcoski, Brian - 089

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Logo
July 22, 2014

Alanna Berger and Blaise Liffick are the co-founders of the Silent Witness Peacekeepers Organization. Alanna was born in 1954 in Hummelstown, PA. Before committing full time to Silent Witness, Alanna by profession worked as a systems analyst...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Berger, Alanna, and Liffick, Blaise - 007

Subject: LGBT History, Politics and Government, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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LGBT History Logo
November 25, 2014

Becky Boone, who identifies as heterosexual, was raised in a religious family that was accepting of homosexuality, although they rarely discussed it. Her involvement with the Pembroke United Church of Christ in Harrisburg and as a parent of a...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Boone, Becky - 008

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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