German Heritage in Letters: From Family Research to Digital History – October 15, 2020

This presentation will introduce “German Heritage in Letters,” (germanletters.org), an initiative to find, collect, and share online, correspondence that sheds light on the effects of immigration from German-speaking lands to the United States on families and communities on both sides of the Atlantic. Continue reading

Archives Month Philly Film Screening – October 28, 2015

screening01screening02October 28, 2015 at 7pm

PhilaMOCA
531 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Free

A screening of 8 or 9 works, originally on film, that are housed in local Philadelphia repositories. Thanks to the generosity of NFL Films, five of these works were transferred to digital files and are now accessible to the public. They include home movie footage, documentaries and even Muppets! Representatives from all the organizations involved will be on hand to discuss the films and answer questions.

Films contributed by:
University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center
Hagley Museum and Library
Penn Museum
History Making Productions
Philadelphia City Archives
German Society of Pennsylvania
Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives

Sauerkraut-Making Workshop – October 14, 2014

Marisa McClellan author photo low resTuesday, October 14th at 7 PM

German Society Of Pennsylvania
611 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA
The cost of attending the workshop is $15
Attendance will be capped at 20 participants.  For registration and other information, please contact the GSP office or Chrissy Bellizzi (librarian@germansociety.org).

Beginning at 7 PM in the German Society of Pennsylvania’s Ratskeller, food writer and canning expert Marisa McClellan (http://foodinjars.com/) will demonstrate how to extend the shelf life of your Kohl with a sauerkraut-making workshop.  Highlights of the Horner Memorial Library’s cookbook collection will also be on display in the reading room for the viewing pleasure of participants.PreservingPint_cvr_PreservingPint_cvr