Several other key Philadelphia events during the Revolution include the First and Second Continental Congress, the preservation of the Liberty Bell, the Battle of Germantown, the Siege of Fort Mifflin, and the Philadelphia Convention. The majority of European immigrants have come from Ireland, Italy and Germany—the three largest reported ancestry groups in the city as of 2015 The city became a prime destination for African Americans during the Great Migration of the 20th century, as well as Puerto Ricans, surpassing two million occupants by 1950.Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U. The area's many universities and colleges make Philadelphia a top international study destination, as the city has evolved into an educational and economic hub.
My Cold Case Database is small but free to the public.
It lists all victims and wrongfully convicted people whose cases are discussed on my blog by their last name. The reason why you find the wrongfully convicted here is simple: when the exonerated is taken out of the equation we are left with a cold case. After September 9, 1986, Tracy Allen (18) went missing. Tracy doesn't have a good digital footprint so please share her case on social media. Anita Elizabeth Andrews' body was found in the stock room of the Fagiani Cocktail Lounge in July 1974.
The Sifter recently stumbled upon an incredible collection of vintage mugshots housed by the Historic Houses Trust. The caption describes him as: The images themselves are of excellent quality, beautifully composed and in many cases, quite artistic.
Many of these intriguing photographs are also accompanied by a description of the person and the crime(s) they have committed. Please enjoy this curated selection of 30 photographs along with brief descriptions of each when available.
h IS FATHER WAS a RCHIBALD (a RCHIE] h ARRAP w ILKINSON OF r EGINA, s ASKATCHEWAN, A NEWSPAPERMAN FOR THE r EGINA l EADER p OST UNTIL HIS DEATH IN j UNE 1941.