Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – Awakening

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - Awakening

In 1900, Philadelphia welcomes the new century with a burst of energy.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – Breakthrough

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - Breakthrough

In the aftermath of devastating job losses, Philadelphians reinvent their city.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – The Fight

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - The Fight

As the Bicentennial approaches, Philadelphia reels from factory closures and crime.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – World Stage

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - World Stage

Philadelphia celebrates the Centennial of the USA with a spectacular World’s Fair in 1876.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – An Equal Chance

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - An Equal Chance

The Civil War shatters neighborhood calm and brings old tensions to a boiling point.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – The Storm

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - The Storm

Discontent among Philadelphians rises with every new British tax, and with it, tension between the wealthy and working classes.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – Franklin’s Spark

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - Franklin's Spark

Benjamin Franklin is Philadelphia’s most iconic citizen, but how did William Penn’s city shape the man often called “The First American”?…

Locked Out: The Fall of Massive Resistance

Locked Out: The Fall of Massive Resistance

In 1958, the Commonwealth of Virginia led other Southern states in refusing the U.S.…

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – In Penn’s Shadow

Philadelphia: The Great Experiment - In Penn's Shadow

Philadelphia celebrates its founder more than any other American city, but who exactly is William Penn?…