Philadelphia in 1945

Intro to course—Philadelphia in 1945—look at maps!

WWII, Cold War Origins, Read Introduction and Chapter 1, Ingalls, US HWK, Research the document that interests you most. 

Directions for Report 1-Use Personal Observations OR texts.

Text Choices pick one: Explore the Pumpkin Papers, the Rosenberg Trial transcript, or transcripts of the HCUAA hearings—view or listen to them online. Read about these stories or see films to explain the period. What was life like in American then? (Note: avoid people’s opinions on these stories until you have read actual documents yourself. What was the fear?) Find the Philadelphia connection to the PP.