Archives are information centers where records about the past – including diaries, financial records, photographs, and emails – are made available to researchers. During the month of October, everyone is invited to celebrate archives, the work of archivists, and the rich history of Philadelphia at events across the city and surrounding areas. Join us! Learn…
100 Years in Nursing History will be an ongoing exhibit that explores the rich history of the nursing profession beginning in 1915 and will include photos and selections from the archives of the Bates Center.
From the Canterbury Tales to Ulysses, the Rosenbach’s collection is full of books that have been banned, challenged, or censored. Take your rights and the books back into your own hands, discuss the controversies surrounding them, and celebrate your freedom to read.
The event includes a History Forum with 62 exhibit tables, awards presentations, a history game, and tour of the Monmouth County Archives
A fun , hands on workshop on how to assess, arrange, restore and archive your personal memorabilia, photos and objects.
Archivists take over the popular bar-based monthly lecture series, Nerd Nite Philly.
This interactive performance will unveil the mystique of ladies fashion in the Victorian era. The “Victorian Striptease” is an exclusive opportunity to experience first-hand the trials and tribulations of women’s fashion.
Prohibition-themed walking tour led by Bob Skiba and pop-up exhibit. Free snacks, cash bar (no bathtub gin). Sponsors: Heritage Center, William Way LGBT Center, MARAC-PA, PACSCL.