Recently the Archives department had a request for footage of Morocco, which turned out to be for a film about current day and historic use of water in Rabat. Once again Watson Kintner’s beautiful Kodachrome footage (1951, etc.) has had another outing in the world, this time returned to Rabat where the filmmaker has presented [...]
More than 175 years ago, a ditch in Chester County became a mass grave for 57 Irish immigrant railroad workers, thought to have died of cholera. Now, a team that includes a Penn scholar and student is digging deeper into the lives – and deaths – of these laborers. Dr. Janet Monge, curator of physical [...]
Live from the Archives! Film series is announced, with its inaugural screening on March 15th, 2012.
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Chef Roshan Martin from our Peppermill Café prepares a traditional West African meal with a twist on the NBC10! Show in honor of the Imagine Africa gallery project.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWCkJEZoRJA From the Watson Kintner Collection. More info.