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Duquesne Archivist Recognized for Book on Witches

A national organization is honoring Tom White, Duquesne University archivist and history lecturer, for his recent book.

White will receive a Leadership in History Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History for Witches of Pennsylvania: Occult History and Lore.

The Award of Merit recognizes excellence for projects, individual achievement and general organizational excellence.

This was the eighth book that White, a West View resident, has drawn from researching and collecting local and state stories on topics ranging from outlaws to legends.

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