Archives Month: Hagley Open House

[Posted on behalf of Hillary Kativa] On October 8th, the Hagley Library invited visitors to explore the history of American business, technology, and innovation with document displays and behind-the-scenes tours in honor of American Archives Month. Located at the historic DuPont powder yards on the banks of the Brandywine, the Hagley Library is home to … More Archives Month: Hagley Open House

Archives Month: Springerle at the German Society Of Pennsylvania

[Posted on behalf of Chrissie Perella] Archives Month Philly 2016 kicked off with sweet treats! The German Society of Pennsylvania hosted Ryan Berley (of Franklin Fountain and Shane’s Candies) for “Springerle and More: 19th century Cookie Molds.” Not only did we get to learn about the history of Springerle molds, we also got to taste the finished product! (Fun fact 1: … More Archives Month: Springerle at the German Society Of Pennsylvania

Archives Month Philly: Lantern Slide Salon

[posted on behalf of Bayard Miller] On Wednesday night, the Wagner Free Institute of Science, once again fired up the historic lantern slide projector for the third annual Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon.   Covering diverse ground — entertainment to instruction; travelogues to botany lectures — the presenters reminded us how lantern slides were used in … More Archives Month Philly: Lantern Slide Salon

Archives Month Philly: 100 Years in Nursing History

[posted on behalf of DVAG member Kelsey Duinkerken]   The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing’s new exhibit, 100 Years in Nursing History, opened this Monday with a small reception and open house. The exhibit includes material from a variety of local nursing training schools as well as items related to … More Archives Month Philly: 100 Years in Nursing History