The central vignette showing a chauffeured carriage on a dirt road transporting a wealthy couple past an indigent man, presumably a victim of the Panic of 1893, epitomizes this sentiment.

Peter Mancall on the Daily Show

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Peter Mancall on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart The Library Company of Philadelphia 1314 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 TEL 215-546-3181 FAX 215-546-5167 http://www.librarycompany.org
The central vignette showing a chauffeured carriage on a dirt road transporting a wealthy couple past an indigent man, presumably a victim of the Panic of 1893, epitomizes this sentiment.

Peter Mancall on the Daily Show

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Peter Mancall will be a guest tonight on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He will discuss his new book: “Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson: A Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic ”. Peter is a former fellow and will…
The central vignette showing a chauffeured carriage on a dirt road transporting a wealthy couple past an indigent man, presumably a victim of the Panic of 1893, epitomizes this sentiment.

Annual Meeting Re-Cap

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Over one hundred people attended the Library Company’s Annual Meeting on May 12, 2009. This year’s meeting featured Kenneth Finkel, Distinguished Lecturer in Temple University’s American Studies Program, who spoke about the Library Company’s…
The central vignette showing a chauffeured carriage on a dirt road transporting a wealthy couple past an indigent man, presumably a victim of the Panic of 1893, epitomizes this sentiment.

Juneteenth Freedom Forum

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Friday, June 19, 2009 Reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6:00. Join us at the Library Company on Friday, June 19th for our Juneteenth Freedom Forum, featuring three area scholars discussing the African American struggle for freedom in…
The central vignette showing a chauffeured carriage on a dirt road transporting a wealthy couple past an indigent man, presumably a victim of the Panic of 1893, epitomizes this sentiment.

New Exhibition

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On May 4 the Library Company unveiled its new exhibition, Mirror of a City: Views of Philadelphia Recently Acquired from the Jay T. Snider Collection. Mr. Snider, a former Library Company Trustee and avid collector of historical items, sold…