Jun. 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown
The third iteration of artist Erin Bernard's hyperlocal archival project focuses not only on the Chinese American experience, but on that of the “displaced and unhoused” generally.
Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’
It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.
Jan. 6, 2016 12:44 pm
Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail
When a local sect of early American Quakers underwent a social reformation, their businesses followed suit. Then, many went bankrupt.
Sep. 18, 2014 12:51 pm
With Its Pilot Phase Over, the Philadelphia Public History Truck Reaches North Philly
Photo via Philadelphia Public History Truck Facebook With a planning grant from the Barra Foundation, the Philadelphia Public History Truck, a former water ice truck that is now a community-building vehicle, will expand its reach to North Philadelphia. “Basically, the grant is exploratory to see if the truck would actually work as a curriculum model […]