April 30, 2017

Today in History: Pennsylvania


Today in History–December 12–the Library of Congress features Pennsylvania, which became the second state to ratify the U.S Constitution on this day in 1787, thought it was not a unanimous decision. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of Pennsylvania through the lens of primary sources.

Pennsylvania stories from America’s Library

Pennsylvania primary source set

Pennsylvania maps

Pennsylvania books & articles

Pennsylvania correspondence, reports & other texts

Pennsylvania historic newspapers

Pennsylvania oral histories & songs

Pennsylvania sheet music

Pennsylvania films

Pennsylvania images from American Memory

More Pennsylvania images

Pennsylvania legislation

Pennsylvania Guide to Law Online

More U.S. state primary source collections

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