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Temple University Special Collections

Archive-It Partner Since: Jan, 2014

Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

Organization URL: http://www.library.temple.edu/scrc   

Description:

The Special Collections Research Center is the principal repository for and steward of the Libraries’ rare books, manuscripts, archives, and University records. We collect, preserve, and make accessible primary resources and rare or unique materials, to stimulate, enrich, and support research, teaching, learning, and administration at Temple University. SCRC makes these resources available to a broad constituency as part of the University's engagement with the larger community of scholars and independent researchers. Many of the SCRC’s collections documenting the Philadelphia region’s history are found in our Philadelphia Dance Collection, Philadelphia Jewish Archives, and Urban Archives. These Archive-It collections capture the on-line presence of some of the organizations whose archives are preserved by the SCRC. Complete information about the archives is available at http://www.library.temple.edu/scrc .

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Title: American Anti-Vivisection Society

URL: http://aavs.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The American Anti-Vivisection Society is a non-profit animal advocacy and educational organization with the mission of "ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education." Website content changes over time, but the American Anti-Vivisection Society website has included information about how animals are used in research and the alternatives, the mission of the organization, and their work.

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Subject:   Animal welfare

Title: AccessMatters

URL: http://accessmatters.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: AccessMatters (formerly the Family Planning Council) advocates for sexual and reproductive health care in the Philadelphia area. In 2015, CHOICE, a "community-based organization dedicated to increasing awareness of and access to reproductive, sexual, and maternal/child health services" merged with AccessMatters. Website content changes over time, but the AccessMatters website has included information about their mission, programs, resources, services, and fundraising.

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Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   Public health--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Reproductive rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Center City Residents Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

URL: http://centercityresidents.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Center City Residents Association is a non-profit citizens group that works "to protect the unique historical and residential character of our community while encouraging responsible development." Website content changes over time, but the Center City Residents Association website has included information about the organization, committee information, membership information, publications, and a calendar.

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Subject:   Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Citizens' associations--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

URL: http://clsphila.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Community Legal Services of Philadelphia provides free legal services to low income Philadelphia residents. Website content changes over time, but the CLS website has included information about the organization and its mission, services, news, events, and fundraising.

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Subject:   Poor--Services for Legal assistance--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Federation Early Learning Services

URL: http://felskids.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Federation Early Learning Services (FELS), originally known as Federation Day Services, was established in 1973 from the merger of Downtown Children’s Center and Samuel Paley Day Care Center. FELS provides early childhood education programming for children ranging in age from infant to school age in centers located in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware Counties. Website content changes over time, but Federation Early Learning Services' website has included a history of the organization, directory information for all FELS’ centers, curriculum information, a monthly events calendar, employment listings, and links to external resources on parenting, childhood development, and early childhood education awareness and advocacy. Access to portions of the website is restricted to staff members with log in credentials.

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Subject:   Early childhood education

Title: Jewish Children's Folkshul

URL: http://folkshul.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Jewish Children’s Folkshul is a secular humanist school and adult community that seeks to promote social justice and foster Jewish cultural identity, tradition, and history through its programming and activities. The Jewish Children’s Folkshul is the successor to a series of merged organizations of Jewish secular schools or folkshuls across Philadelphia including a merger between the Folkshuln of Philadelphia and the Jewish Children’s School of Philadelphia in 1980. Website content changes over time, but the website for the Jewish Children’s Folkshul has included a history of the organization, Sunday school curriculum, class blogs, outline of the educational philosophy and B’nai Mitzvah program, an events calendar, and membership information.

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Subject:   Judaism and secularism

Title: Group Motion

URL: http://groupmotion.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: Group Motion is a modern dance company and educational organization that seeks "to promote dance and movement as vehicles for personal and artistic expression, education, transformation and collaboration." Website content changes over time, but the Group Motion website has included information about the company and workshop, staff and board members, performances and programs, and image galleries.

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Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   Dance Dance companies Modern dance Performing arts

Title: HIAS Pennsylvania

URL: http://hiaspa.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Founded in 1882 as the Association for the Protection of Jewish Immigrants, HIAS Pennsylvania is an organization that “provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society." Website content changes over time, but HIAS Pennsylvania's website has included information about resettlement, citizenship and related services offered, resource guides and reports on immigration related topics, and links to external service providers and advocacy groups.

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Videos: 25 Videos Captured

Subject:   Immigration advocates Emigration and immigration Refugees--Services for

Title: Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

URL: http://jbha.org

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Originally founded as the Akiba Hebrew Academy in 1946, the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy is a college preparatory Jewish day school located in Bryn Mawr, PA for students in grades six through twelve. Website content changes over time, but the school 's website has included information about its mission and philosophy, curriculum and extra-curricular programs including athletic and the arts, alumni events, and archived issues of the school’s newsletters, student newspaper and literary magazine.

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Subject:   Jewish day schools

Title: Fegelson Young Feinberg Post 697

URL: http://jewishvetspost697.jwv.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Fegelson Young Feinberg Post 697 is a post of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, chartered in 1955 and located in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Website content changes over time, but JWV Post #697’s website has included a list of officers, an events calendar, and information about its Holocaust remembrance program.

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Subject:   Jewish veterans

Title: Junto

URL: http://junto.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Junto, based on an 18th century group founded by Benjamin Franklin, was founded as an adult education organization, and now primarily runs retreats for business leaders. Website content changes over time, but the Junto website has included information about their retreats, links to press articles, and a Twitter feed of tweets about their program.

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Subject:   Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Camp Kennebec Alumni Association

URL: http://kennebecalumni.com/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Camp Kennebec was an overnight summer camp for boys in North Belgrade, Maine that primarily catered to Jewish campers from 1907 to 1991. Website content changes over time, but the Camp Kennebec alumni website has included information about alumni reunions, text of newspaper articles about campers and staff, and image galleries of historical photographs of the camp. Access to portions of the website including the alumni directory is restricted to members with log in credentials.

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Subject:   Jewish camps

Title: Raymond and Miriam Klein JCC

URL: http://kleinjcc.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Opened in 1975, the Klein Jewish Community Center (JCC) provides cultural, educational, and recreational programming to the Jewish community in Northeast Philadelphia, PA. Website content changes over time, but Klein JCC’s website has included information about the center’s health and wellness facilities, before and after school programs, summer camp, Russian Speakers Center, and programming associated with the New Americans and Adult Services departments.

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Subject:   Jewish community centers

Title: Occupy Philadelphia

URL: http://occupyphilly.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Occupy Philadelphia is an ongoing movement located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, part of the international Occupy movement that in 2011 sprang from the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City to call attention to economic and income inequality, corporate greed, and other social problems. Website content changes over time, but the Occupy Philadelphia website has included information about the mission and history of the group, and news about events of interest.

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Subject:   Social action--United States Protest movements

Title: Pennsylvania Ballet

URL: http://paballet.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: The Pennsylvania Ballet is a ballet company and school with "a diverse classical and contemporary repertoire with a Balanchine base." Website content changes over time, but the Pennsylvania Ballet website has included information about the company and its school, resources for the media and development, performances and program schedules and information, and images and videos of events and performances.

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Videos: 65 Videos Captured

Subject:   Ballet Dance Dance companies Performing arts

Title: Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

URL: http://pacdc.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) helps "community development groups provide the most effective support for their targeted neighborhoods through public policy and advocacy, technical assistance and training, neighborhood GIS mapping technology support, as well as information sharing and peer-to-peer networking." Website content changes over time, but the PACDC website has included information about the history and mission of the organization, news, member information, policy information, and a calendar of events.

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Videos: 13 Videos Captured

Subject:   Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Philadelphia Branch

URL: http://philadelphianaacp.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP is affiliated with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. It institutes and supports legal and other actions in the fields of civil rights, discrimination, education, housing, employment and law enforcement. Website content changes over time, but the Philadelphia NAACP website has included information about the branch, their schedule, and news.

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Subject:   African Americans Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Philadelphia Singers

URL: http://philadelphiasingers.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Singers are a regional chorus based in Philadelphia. Website content changes over time, but the Philadelphia Singers website has included information about the organization, its mission, staff and singers, fundraising, and performances.

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Subject:   Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Choirs (Music) Performing arts

Title: American Planning Association. Pennsylvania Chapter

URL: http://planningpa.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association "provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning through education, empowerment, partnership, and public policy." Website content changes over time, but the APA Pennsylvania Chapter website has included information about their missing, leadership, events, advocacy, publications, and external resources.

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Subject:   City planning--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Weaver's Way Co-op (Philadelphia, Pa.)

URL: http://weaversway.coop/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Weavers Way is a publicly accessible cooperative food market. Website content changes over time, but the Weavers Way website has included information about the history and mission of the co-op, its stores, products, affiliated farms, news, membership.

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Subject:   Commerce -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania

URL: http://www.aclupa.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to defending individual rights in Pennsylvania. Website content changes over time, but the ACLU of Pennsylvania website has included information about the history and mission of the organization, its current issues, news, resources, information about other chapters, and about how to become involved with the chapter.

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Subject:   Human rights Civil rights

Title: AIDS Library (Philadelphia, Pa.)

URL: http://www.aidslibrary.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The AIDS Library in Philadelphia provides "delivery of information on HIV, such as treatments, nutrition, and history of the pandemic, and referrals to regional and national resources," through provision of books, periodicals, medical journals, videos, and internet access. Website content changes over time, but the AIDS Library website has included information about the mission of the organization and their programs, and access to their online catalog and online informational resources.

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Subject:   AIDS (Disease) Community centers Human rights

Title: Bristol Jewish Center

URL: http://www.bristoljewishcenter.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Bristol Jewish Center, a conservative congregation founded in 1904 as Congregation Ahavath Achim, was the first synagogue established in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The congregation closed in May 2015, with the remaining members merging with Congregation Kol Emet in Yardley, PA. Website content changes over time, but the Bristol Jewish Center’s website has included a history of the congregation, photo gallery, schedule of services, and events calendar.

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Subject:   Conservative Judaism

Title: Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

URL: http://www.bzbi.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel (BZBI), located in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, is a conservative congregation established in 1964 from the merger of Temple Beth Zion and Temple Beth Israel. In 1984, BZBI absorbed the Neziner Congregation formerly located in the Queen Village neighborhood. Website content changes over time, but Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel’s website has included information about educational programming it offers, the admissions process, and event calendars for the Neziner Hebrew School, play and preschools. BZBI’s website also includes FAQs about services for life cycle events, links to external resources including websites of local Jewish organizations and about Conservative Judaism, past issues of the synagogue newsletter and the Rabbi’s sermons, a staff directory, and the BZBI Dictionary of Jewish tradition and terms.

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Subject:   Conservative Judaism

Title: CHOICE

URL: http://www.choice-philadelphia.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: CHOICE is a "community-based organization dedicated to increasing awareness of and access to reproductive, sexual, and maternal/child health services." In 2015, CHOICE merged with AccessMatters (formerly the Family Planning Council, Philadelphia, Pa.), a long term partner organization. Website content changes over time, but the CHOICE website has included information about the organization, its mission, and its work, outreach and programs, and resources.

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Subject:   Public health--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Reproductive rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: City Parks Association of Philadelphia

URL: http://www.cityparksphila.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The City Parks Association encourages "the establishment and maintenance of public parks and open space in the city of Philadelphia.” Website content changes over time, but the City Parks Association website has included information about their mission, events, news, and resources.

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Subject:   Parks--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia City planning--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Dance/USA Philadelphia

URL: http://www.danceusaphiladelphia.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: Dance/USA Philadelphia is the Philadelphia branch of Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. Website content changes over time, but the Dance/USA Philadelphia website has included information about the organization, resources for dancers including library and grant application information, a choreographer and composer network, lists of events, and news.

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Subject:   Dance Performing Arts

Title: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

URL: http://www.dvrpc.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is an "works to foster regional cooperation in a nine-county, two state area ... to address key issues, including transportation, land use, environmental protection and economic development." Website content changes over time, but the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission website has included information about the commission, its data and products, long range plan, news, and events.

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Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   City planning--Pennsylvania Regional planning--Pennsylvania

Title: East Mount Airy Neighbors

URL: http://www.eastmountairy.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The East Mount Airy Neighbors Association (EMAN) is a neighborhood improvement organization. Website content changes over time, but the EMAN website has included information about the history and mission of the organization, news, and a calendar of events.

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Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Citizens' associations--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Einstein Healthcare Network

URL: http://www.einstein.edu/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Einstein Healthcare Network is a healthcare system offering services throughout Philadelphia and Montgomery counties at several hospitals and outpatient treatment centers. Website content changes over time, but Einstein’s website has included information for patients and visitors including facility locations and related medical services, wellness programs, health screenings, and related community events. Healthcare professionals can access information on Einstein’s residency program, fellowships, research, and clinical trials. Einstein’s website also includes The Health Topics Library, a searchable online database of peer-reviewed information on diseases and conditions, diagnoses and treatments, surgeries and procedures, prescription and over the counter drug interactions, and patient and consumer health videos.

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Subject:   Mental health facilities Rehabilitation centers Teaching hospitals

Title: Fellowship Farm (Pottstown, Pa.)

URL: http://www.fellowship-farm.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Fellowship Farm is an "non-profit education & retreat center in interpersonal & intergroup relations dedicated to strengthening individuals, families, schools, teams, and communities from diverse backgrounds." Website content changes over time, but the Fellowship Farm website has included information about the farm and its history, its programs, retreats, membership, donations, and its parent organization, Child Guidance Resource Centers.

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Subject:   Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Civil rights Family social work

Title: Female Hebrew Benevolent Society

URL: http://www.fhbs.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Female Hebrew Benevolent Society (FHBS), founded in 1819, is a volunteer run Jewish charitable organization providing emergency financial assistance for women in need and camp scholarships for children. Website content changes over time, but FHBS’ website has included information about the organization’s history, assistance programs, and the demographics of their clients, as well as instructions for making charitable donations.

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Subject:   Faith-based human services Women in charitable work Older people--Services for

Title: Friends Neighborhood Guild

URL: http://www.friendsguild.net/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Friends Neighborhood Guild social settlement was founded by Quakers in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia in 1879; its mission, “...to serve and respond to the needs of the people in its community, particularly those people who are less able to help themselves.” Website content changes over time, but the Friends Neighborhood Guild website has included information about the history and mission of the organization, available resources, and programs, and photo galleries.

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Subject:   Urban renewal Social Settlements--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Community centers Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Public housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Friends Housing Cooperative

URL: http://www.friendshousingcooperative.com/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Friends Housing Cooperative is a Quaker-founded cooperative affordable housing complex located in Northern Liberties in Philadelphia. Website content changes over time, but the Friends Housing Cooperative website has included information about the co-op, avaiable units, and the co-op's newsletter.

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Subject:   Urban renewal Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Public housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Gray Panthers

URL: http://www.graypanthers.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Gray Panthers were founded by Maggie Kuhn in 1970 to "work for social and economic justice and peace for all people” regardless of age. Website content changes over time, but the Gray Panthers website has included information about the history and mission of the organization, local chapters, current projects, and local, national, and international activist efforts.

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Subject:   Human rights Older people--Services for Social action--United States Ageism Women in charitable work Housing

Title: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

URL: http://www.jewishphilly.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Founded as the Federation of Jewish Charities in 1901, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s mission is “to mobilize financial and volunteer resources to address the Jewish community’s most critical priorities in Philadelphia, Israel and in the former Soviet Union.” Website content changes over time, but Federation’s website and social media pages have included documentation about programs, services, and fundraising initiatives operated by the Federation and its affiliate community groups to assist those in need and foster community among the Jewish population in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. A resource guide with directory information about regional Jewish organizations and services as well as employment listings has also been a part of the Federation’s website.

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Videos: 19 Videos Captured

Subject:   Federations, Financial (Social service)

Title: Jewish Publication Society

URL: http://www.jewishpub.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Jewish Publication Society (JPS), originally known as the Jewish Publication Society of America, is a nonprofit organization founded in 1888 in Philadelphia, PA which promotes Jewish heritage and cultural values through the publication and distribution of literary works of Jewish content in the English language. In 2012, JPS entered into a long-term publishing partnership with the University of Nebraska Press to handle production and distribution. Website content changes over time, but JPS' website has included a digital catalog of current publications, press releases, excerpted segments of the JPS Audio Bible, links to external book reviews and articles about JPS, and information on manuscript submission guidelines and donor sponsorship of future publications.

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Videos: 18 Videos Captured

Subject:   Jewish publishers Jewish booksellers

Title: Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia

URL: http://www.jfcsphilly.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia was established in 1983 from the merger of the Association for Jewish Children and the Jewish Family Service. JFCS’ mission is “to strengthen families and individuals across generations and cultures to achieve stability, independence and community by offering a diverse array of services to help children, adults, seniors, and families cope with challenges that arise throughout the lifecycle." Website content changes over time, but JFCS' website has included detailed program descriptions and contact information for the broad range of social services it provides including counseling, domestic violence support, hospice support, adult special needs programming, and child welfare including adoption.

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Subject:   Faith-based human services Family social work People with disabilities--Services for Older people--Services for Child Welfare Adoption agencies

Title: Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia

URL: http://www.jgsgp.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia (JGSGP) is a member organization founded in 1979 to promote interest in Jewish genealogical research. Website content changes over time, but the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia’s website has included a historical timeline, administrative bylaws, information on membership, meetings, and projects, past issues of the quarterly newsletter, and links to external genealogy resources.

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Subject:   Jews--Genealogy--Societies, etc.

Title: Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel

URL: http://www.maccabiusa.com/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel, originally founded in 1948 in Philadelphia as the United States Committee Sports for Israel, is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Maccabi USA develops, promotes, and supports international, national, and regional athletic competitions including the Pan American Maccabi Games, the JCC Maccabi Games, the European Maccabi Games, and the Maccabi Transatlantic Cup Golf. Website content changes over time, but Maccabi USA’s website has included a timeline of events about the Maccabiah Games and Jewish sport from the 1890s to the 2010s, photograph and video galleries of past competitions and athlete interviews, information on competition and fundraising events, press releases and news articles, newsletters, and links to external resources on athletics and associated Jewish organizations.

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Videos: 73 Videos Captured

Subject:   Jewish athletes--United States Sports--competitions

Title: National Association of Social Workers. Pennsylvania Chapter

URL: http://www.nasw-pa.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

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Subject:   Mental health facilities Social service--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Nationalities Service Center

URL: http://www.nscphila.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Nationalities Service Center "provides social, educational and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area." Website content changes over time, but the NSC website has included information about its history and mission, services and programs, and news.

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Subject:   Emigration and immigration Immigrants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Orchestra Society of Philadelphia

URL: http://www.orchestrasociety.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Orchestra Society of Philadelphia is a reading orchestra that provides "an opportunity for experienced musicians to enjoy the wide variety of orchestral music available." Website content changes over time, but the Orchestra Society website has included information about the organization, schedules, conductors and soloists, and outside resources.

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Subject:   Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Performing arts Orchestras--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage: Dance Advance

URL: http://www.pcah.us/tags/dance

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage provides grants in two areas, Performance, Exhibitions & Public Interpretation, and awards grants to individual artists. Website content changes over time, but the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage website has included information about the organization and grant recipients, as well as posts about dancers and choreographers.

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Subject:   Dance Ballet Modern dance Dance companies Performing arts

Title: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

URL: http://www.philaculture.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance works to promote "the growth of arts organizations and their audiences" in the Philadelphia area. Website content changes over time, but the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance website has included information about its mission and programs, its members, news, and a link to its job bank.

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Videos: 51 Videos Captured

Subject:   Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Philadelphia Dance Projects

URL: http://www.philadanceprojects.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: Philadelphia Dance Projects (PDP) is on organization that supports Philadelphia-area contemporary dance through workshops, performances by artists and companies, artist exchanges, providing rehearsal space, and other programs. Website content changes over time, but the PDP website has included information about the organization, its projects, an events calendar, and its blog.

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Videos: 7 Videos Captured

Subject:   Dance Modern dance Performing arts

Title: Philadanco

URL: http://www.philadanco.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: Philadanco (The Philadelphia Dance Company) is a dance company that “has a legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides, consistently performing for audiences representing an amalgamation of people from diverse communities." Website content changes over time, but the Philadanco website has included information about the company, its history, event schedules, and its educational programs.

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Videos: 5 Videos Captured

Subject:   Dance Dance companies Performing arts African Americans

Title: Philadelphia Zoo

URL: http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Zoo was the first Zoo in the United States. The zoo has an active breeding program and is one of the premier zoos in the country. Website content changes over time, but the Philadelphia Zoo website has included information about its animals and exhibits, programs, visitation, conservation efforts, and membership.

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Videos: 102 Videos Captured

Subject:   Zoos--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Home and School Council

URL: http://www.philahsc.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Home and School Council is the umbrella organization for the Home and School Associations, which coordinate between parents, teachers, and the administrations in the Philadelphia Public Schools. Website content changes over time, but the Home and School Council website has included information about the organization, news, minutes and information about Home and School Associations, and parent resources.

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Subject:   Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks

URL: http://www.philalandmarks.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks "inspires people to engage with history by preserving our unique historic sites and by providing related historical, educational and cultural programming." Website content changes over time, but the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks website has included information about the organization, houses preserved, events and programs, site rentals, and donations.

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Subject:   Historic Preservation

Title: Philly Love Notes

URL: http://www.phillylovenotes.com/

Collection: Urban Archives

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Subject:   Philadelphia (Pa.)--Description and travel

Title: Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

URL: http://www.pilcop.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is a law firm serving "to address laws, policies and practices that perpetuate discrimination, inequality and poverty." Website content changes over time, but the Committee of Seventy website has included information about the organization, news, projects, publications, and fundraising.

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Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   Human rights Civil rights Poor--Services for Legal assistance--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

URL: http://www.pjff.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Beginning in 1981, the Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) has presented independent feature films and documentaries that explore the diversity of the Jewish experience during an annual film festival typically held in the Fall at various theaters in the Philadelphia area. Website content changes over time, but PJFF's website has included a film lineup listing each of the films shown during the festival with synopses, show times, and an option to purchase tickets through the Gershman Ys’ online box office. The website has also included information about PJFF’s Spring Monday night film series and advertising and sponsorship opportunities for the film festival.

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Videos: 57 Videos Captured

Subject:   Jewish film festivals

Title: Congregation Rodeph Shalom

URL: http://www.rodephshalom.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Congregation Rodeph Shalom, founded in 1795 in Philadelphia, is the oldest Ashkenazic synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. Website content changes over time, but synagogue’s website has included a history of the congregation and its synagogue building, staff directory, news articles, events calendar, past High Holiday sermons, and information on membership, club activities, educational programming, congregational and youth choirs, prayer and worship services, exhibitions on contemporary Jewish art shown in the synagogue museum, and volunteer opportunities for social action and community engagement initiatives.

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Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   Reform Judaism

Title: Jeanne Ruddy Dance

URL: http://www.ruddydance.org/

Collection: Philadelphia Dance Collection

Description: Jeanne Ruddy Dance was a dance company in the Philadelphia area from 1998-2012. Website content changes over time, but the Jeanne Ruddy Dance website has included information about the company, performances, outreach programs, and a link to the Performance Garage website.

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Videos: 7 Videos Captured

Subject:   Dance Dance companies Modern dance Performing arts

Title: Committee of Seventy

URL: http://www.seventy.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Committee of Seventy is committed to "combating corruption in Philadelphia." Website content changes over time, but the Committee of Seventy website has included information about the organization, on elected officials, candidates, and polling places, news about political issues, and links to publications by the organization.

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Subject:   Political participation--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Sholom Aleichem Club

URL: http://www.sholomaleichemclub.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Sholom Aleichem Club of Philadelphia, which operated from 1954 to 2014, was a member organization for the promotion and preservation of secular Judaism in Philadelphia. The club has published books of essays and Yiddish stories in English translation and organized events from meetings and conferences to holiday observances, discussion groups, and lecture presentations. Website content changes over time, but the club’s website has included membership information, a short history of the organization, list of publications produced by the club, and links to affiliated and associated organizations of similar scope and interest.

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Subject:   Judaism and secularism Yiddishists

Title: Singing City

URL: http://www.singingcity.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Singing City was founded in 1948 by Dr. Elaine Brown as a diverse, integrated choir. The three “pillars” of the organization are “Performance, Community, and Education.” Singing City “strives to be an artistic, social and spiritual force, bringing people together through choral music.” Website content changes over time, but the Singing City website has included information about the history and mission of the choir, performances, auditions, and educational programs.

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Videos: 5 Videos Captured

Subject:   Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Choirs (Music) Performing arts

Title: Settlement Music School

URL: http://www.smsmusic.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Settlement Music School is "the largest community school of the arts in the United States." Website content changes over time, but the Settlement Music School website has included information about the school, its branches and programs, news, and calendar.

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Videos: 18 Videos Captured

Subject:   Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Performing arts Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Society Hill Civic Association

URL: http://www.societyhillcivic.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Society Hill Civic Association is a "volunteer organization that strives to enhance the quality of life in Society Hill." Website content changes over time, but the Society Hill Civic Association website has included information about the organization, events, news, its newsletter, neighborhood resources, and calendar.

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Subject:   Citizens' associations--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Society Hill Synagogue

URL: http://www.societyhillsynagogue.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: The Society Hill Synagogue is a congregation began in 1967 and located in Center City Philadelphia that offers religious services based on Conservative liturgy. Website content changes over time, but the synagogue's website has included a short timeline and history of the synagogues’ building, a listing of current members of the Board of Directors, enrollment and registration information for the synagogue’s playschool, pre-k, Hebrew school, and adult education programs, an events calendar, and past issues of the congregation newsletter. Access to portions of the website is restricted to members with log in credentials.

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Subject:   Conservative Judaism

Title: Spruce Hill Community Association

URL: http://www.sprucehillca.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Spruce Hill Community Association is a "volunteer organization of neighbors committed to strengthening the Spruce Hill community and to enhancing the quality of neighborhood life for all residents." Website content changes over time, but the Spruce Hill Community Association website has included information about the organization, news, events, membership, and publication.

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Subject:   Citizens' associations--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Tasty Baking Company

URL: http://www.tastykake.com/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Tasty Baking Company is a Philadelphia-based baking company, makers of "Tasty Kakes" and other pastries. Website content changes over time, but the Tasy Baking Company website has included information about the company, products, a historical timeline, and recipes.

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Subject:   Commerce -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Bakers and bakeries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Turning Points for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.)

URL: http://www.turningpointsforchildren.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

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Subject:   Child Welfare Social service--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Urban Affairs Coalition

URL: http://www.uac.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Urban Affairs Coalition aims to "strengthen nonprofit organizations through fiscal sponsorship, capacity building, and program evaluation; improve life chances for youth and young adults; and provide economic opportunity to low-income households, working families, and disadvantaged businesses." Website content changes over time, but the Urban Affairs Coalition website has included information about the organization and their mission, services, partners, news, publications, and resources.

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Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   Community development--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Urban League of Philadelphia

URL: http://www.urbanleaguephila.org/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The Urban League of Philadelphia is a chapter of the National Urban League, which is "historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities." Website content changes over time, but the Urban League of Philadelphia website has included information about the organization and their mission, history, programs, calendar, and fundraising.

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Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   Social action--United States Human rights Civil rights African Americans

Title: West Mount Airy Neighbors

URL: http://www.wman.net/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: The West Mount Airy Neighbors seek to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood, and to "sustain West Mt. Airy as a racially integrated community." Website content changes over time, but the West Mount Airy Neighbors website has included information about the organization and its mission, issues, programs and events, and the history of the area.

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Subject:   Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Housing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Citizens' associations--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Title: Congressman Bob Borski

URL: http://wwwa.house.gov/borski/

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Robert (Bob) Borski was a Democratic Congressman from Pennsylvania, from 1983 until 2003. Website content changes over time, but Robert Borski's website has included information about Borski himself, his views on issues, and contact information.

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Subject:   Legislators--Pennsylvania

Title: Open Data Philly -- Brozzler Crawl

URL: https://opendataphilly.org

Collection: Open Data Philly

Description: Open Data Philly is an open data aggregate and portal that includes over 300 datasets from the City of Philadelphia as well as various non-profit organizations and for-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area. This collection was created because Temple University was awarded a Knight Foundation News Challenge Grant to explore the ways libraries can support preservation and long-term access to open civic data through community information portals by using OpenDataPhilly.org, which is managed by multiple partners, as a testbed. The grant project focused on researching use cases, interviewing stakeholders, testing archiving and preservation prototypes, one of which is Archive-It. This Archive-It collection captures the Open Data Philly website as well as downloadable datasets in various formats. This seed was crawled using Archive-It's new Brozzler crawler.

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Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   Government, Government - Cities Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Municipal government--Data processing Databases Data curation Society & Culture

Title: Open Data Philly -- Standard Crawl

URL: https://opendataphilly.org

Collection: Open Data Philly

Description: Open Data Philly is an open data aggregate and portal that includes over 300 datasets from the City of Philadelphia as well as various non-profit organizations and for-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area. This collection was created because Temple University was awarded a Knight Foundation News Challenge Grant to explore the ways libraries can support preservation and long-term access to open civic data through community information portals by using OpenDataPhilly.org, which is managed by multiple partners, as a testbed. The grant project focused on researching use cases, interviewing stakeholders, testing archiving and preservation prototypes, one of which is Archive-It. This Archive-It collection captures the Open Data Philly website as well as downloadable datasets in various formats. This seed was crawled using Archive-It's standard crawler.

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Subject:   Government, Government - Cities Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Municipal government--Data processing Databases Data curation Society & Culture

Title: Germantown Jewish Centre

URL: https://www.germantownjewishcentre.org/

Collection: Jewish Archives

Description: Germantown Jewish Centre (GJC) is a conservative congregation founded in 1936 in Northwest Philadelphia. Website content changes over time, but GJC's website has included a history of the congregation from the 1930s to the 1950s, an events calendar, current and past synagogue newsletters, information on membership, club activities, educational programming, prayer and holiday services, and a Rabbi’s blog.

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Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   Conservative Judaism

Title: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania

URL: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-southeastern-pennsylvania

Collection: Urban Archives

Description: Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania has as its mission "to protect and enhance reproductive freedom, to increase access to reproductive health services and information, and to promote sexual health." Website content changes over time, but the Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania website has included information about the organization, training and education programs, donating, and information for patients.

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Videos: 332 Videos Captured

Subject:   Public health--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

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