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
Join us in the Horner Library for a presentation by Philadelphia-based artist and book restorer Ruth Scott Blackson. Continue reading
Learn about Christopher Ludwick, gingerbread maker and baker for the Contintenal Army during the American Revolution with gingerbread cookies to sample! Continue reading
Take a look at these authentic wood or metal molds, and sample the cookies you can make with them! (SOLD OUT) Continue reading
Come learn about Parmesan making in Italy according to Thomas Jefferson, the history of food conservation in WWI, how tofu was made in the 18th century, William Glackens’ recipe for beer, and more!
531 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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
History Making Productions
Philadelphia City Archives
German Society of Pennsylvania
Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives
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 (firstname.lastname@example.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.