Mayor Nutter Visits The Library Company

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2008 Mayor Nutter at LCP from Library Company on Vimeo.

Juneteenth Event: Featuring Richard Newman

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(June 19, 2008)  Audio Download (MP3)  Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers by Richard S. Newman is a long-overdue biography of Richard Allen (1760–1831), founder of the first…

2008 LCP Annual Dinner: Dr. Richard J. Blackett

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(May 5, 2008) Audio Download (MP3)  Richard J. Blackett is a historian of the abolitionist movement in the U.S. and particularly its transatlantic connections and the roles African Americans played in it. He is the author of Building…

Talking Prints: a Conversation With Donald Cresswell & Christopher Lane

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(April 3, 2008)  Audio Download (MP3)   The Library Company’s Visual Culture Program got off to a rousing start with our April 3rd program, “Talking Prints: A Conversation with Donald Cresswell and Christopher Lane.” Seventy-five…

2007 LCP Annual Dinner: Dr. Francois Furstenberg

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Audio Download (MP3)   Former Library Company Fellow François Furstenberg speaks about his book, In the Name of the Father: Washington’s Legacy, Slavery, and the Making of a Nation, released in paperback by The Penguin Press.  François…