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Mabel Rosenheck

Mabel Rosenheck is a writer and historian who lives in South Philly and works at the Wagner Free Institute of Science. Her writing has appeared in The Toast, Vice Sports, the Mad Men, Mad World anthology, and elsewhere. She has a PhD from Northwestern University in media and cultural studies.

Diorama Restoration At The Academy of Natural Sciences Confronts Loss & Conquest

Diorama Restoration At The Academy of Natural Sciences Confronts Loss & Conquest

August 6, 2018  |  History

Conservators on the Parkway give 80-year-old specimens a good scrubbing, while examining science's shady past with new interpretation. Mabel Rosenheck has the story > more

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

July 23, 2018  |  History

In this op-ed, Mabel Rosenheck says its time to put some fresh, 21st century eyes on how we interpret our city's history with inclusivity as the top priority > more

The Urban Conversation Of Row House Window Displays

The Urban Conversation Of Row House Window Displays

May 8, 2018  |  Art & Design

Mabel Rosenheck peeks inside the front window to examine Philly's tradition of row house expression > more