October is American Archives Month, an opportunity for archives and archivists around the country to raise public awareness about the value of historical records and collections. Archives Month Philly is an annual celebration of archives, special collections and cultural institutions that draws inspiration from both the national American Archives Month effort and past Archives Week initiatives…
Dr. Marc Stein will use Philadelphia LGBT history to explore the sexual dimensions of the past when historians, librarians, archivists, publishers, and others construct and reconstruct historical narratives.
As part of the Haverford Libraries “Dig Into the Archives” series, librarian Mike Zarafonetis will use archival materials to talk about brewers and brewing history in the Philadelphia area.
Staff will be on hand with carefully selected materials from Hagley’s vast historical research collections related to the history of enterprise and technology. The event will include an introductory presentation from Director of Library Services Erik Rau followed by behind-the-scenes tours.
Exhibition hall with 62 tables staffed by history-related organizations. Keynote, “Civil War Music,” by historian and musician Joe Becton, at 1pm.
The German Society of Pennsylvania will host a sauerkraut-making workshop by food writer and canning expert Marisa McClellan and showcase items from Horner Memorial Library’s cookbook collection.
Brush, tease, and apply the pomade for a party all about hair! Guests will enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, raffle prizes, a whiskey tasting from WhistlePig Whiskey, and an exclusive, one-night document display showing some of the best hairstyles through the centuries.
Bristol’s Riverfront Connection, a historical exhibit that focuses on the people and events as they relate to the Delaware River near Bristol.