Marian Anderson: A voice that would challenge intolerance

Marian Anderson: A voice that would challenge intolerance

This week’s Pennsylvania Treasure is a 1952 recording of classical opera singer Marian Anderson performing four works by Austrian composer Franz Schubert including “Ave Maria.” Selected by CAP curator Jennifer Gleim, this record is featured in Pennsylvania Icons at The State Museum. Marian Anderson was born in 1897 in South Philadelphia to working-class parents. At age …

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Mary Sachs: A tailored legacy of fashion and philanthropy

Mary Sachs: A tailored legacy of fashion and philanthropy

On any given day, hundreds of people walk past 208 N. Third St. in Harrisburg. With its large red canopy extending from the door, this three-story, gray stone building with the name “Mary Sachs” carved into the façade was once home to one of the city’s premiere shopping experiences. This week’s Pennsylvania Treasure, selected by CAP …

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