Arts, History & Politics

Finding Roots and Branches of your Family Tree – Introduction to Genealogy
Finding Roots and Branches of your Family Tree – Introduction to Genealogy
This course for beginning family historians and genealogists presents skills and resources to build a solid skill set in genealogical research.
Jay Cooke: Financier, Philanthropist and Former Cheltenham Area Resident
Jay Cooke: Financier, Philanthropist and Former Cheltenham Area Resident
Join us to learn more about the illustrious resident of the Gilded Age in Cheltenham, Jay Cooke, a banker best known for his heroic efforts to raise millions of dollars for federal expenses during the Civil War.
LOST PHILADELPHIA – GOOD THINGS COME IN “THREES”
LOST PHILADELPHIA – GOOD THINGS COME IN “THREES”
Explore Philadelphia’s fascinating and forgotten past. Through the medium of a short subject documentary, learn about the birth of local TV broadcasting, the world beneath Philly streets and local highlights of the last hundred years in the fields of entertainment, sports, food and neighborhood life.
Philadelphia by Phlash and by Foot – East
Philadelphia by Phlash and by Foot – East
Experience Philadelphia’s extraordinary history, its exceptional cultural institutions and its expressive sculptures in a creative new way - using the Philly Phlash. The Philly Phlash is a colorful, friendly bus that connects the city from river to river, stopping at key destinations. One can hop on and off at 22 stops for easy access to the city’s most popular sites.
World War II: From Homefront to Frontline
World War II: From Homefront to Frontline
World War II changed the lives of Americans serving overseas, but it also impacted those remaining home.