A Norristown Educator of the Nineteenth Century: James Grier Ralston, D.D., LL.D., and His School for Young Ladies, The Oakland Female
Institute, by Conrad Wilson
This article focuses on the active life of a man who dedicated his time as an educator, preacher, business man, scientist as well as a husband and father. During his lifetime he had educated almost 3000 young ladies and preached 1308 sermons among many other endeavors. 17pp.
The Cultural Backgrounds of Our Pennsylvania Homesteads, by Robert C. Bucher
This is a report on the study of Pennsylvania homesteads that began in 1952, 6pp.
Vision at Valley Forge, by John F. Reed
This article discusses the dream to build a communal settlement similar to the “Owenite Movement”. This was established and lasted almost three (3) years. 11pp.
The United States Census, 1850 Montgomery County, Edited by Jane K. Burris
Limerick Township – 29 1/2pp.
Lower Providence Township – 26pp.
Springfield Township – 7 1/2pp.
In Memoriam – Dr. Douglas Macfarlan; 1886 – September 12, 1886