Providence Independent Newspaper, 1875-1898



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[4] p. “Persistent in the Right – Fearless in Opposing Wrong.” Newspaper published in Collegeville, Pa. Weekly. Contains local, national and international news, fiction and advertisements.

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Collegeville: E. S. Moser

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania


newspaper, Trappe, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Freeland


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American Politics | Cultural History | Social History | United States History


Published every Thursday.

This issue contains a continuation of an article edited by Dr. J. Hamer Sr. entitled “Matter, Force and Consequent Motion.”

Also included in this issue are extracts from Professor J. Shelly Weinberger’s address before the students of Ursinus College, January 4th, 1887, on the subject of “success” and an original poem entitled: "My Harp." It also notes that Dr. J. H. A. Bomberger, President of Ursinus College, fell down a flight of stairs and is recovering from injuries to his left side.

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Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania




Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, and Perkiomen Valley



Providence Independent, V. 12, Thursday, January 6, 1887, [Whole Number: 603]



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