4 Things I Learned From Margaret Jerrido

As part of DVAG’s recent attempts to archive itself, I recently sat down with Margaret Jerrido, currently the archivist of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, formerly of Temple’s Urban Archives and the Medical College of Philadelphia, and first chair of the Delaware Valley Archivists’ Group. Here are some things I learned: “I … More 4 Things I Learned From Margaret Jerrido

New Gallery: Colonization in the Foulke Papers

Contributed by Scott Ziegler William Parker Foulke, widely remembered for discovering the first dinosaur bones in America, was deeply interested in a number of reform causes. Not the least of which was the effort to colonize freed slaves in Africa. A new gallery,¬†Colonization in the Foulke Papers, focuses on these efforts. Building off of the¬†African … More New Gallery: Colonization in the Foulke Papers