Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront during the First World War. November 11, 2016 to April 21, 2017. Free and Open to the Public. Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 4:45 PM. Description: Poster Image of soldier holding a stack of books.

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A United State: American Identity and Memory in the Stereograph

A United State: American Identity and Memory in the Stereograph

Ardent Spirits

Ardent Spirits: The Origins of the American Temperance Movement

Art & Artifacts

Art & Artifacts: Discover the Library Company's Art and Artifact Collection

Benjamin Franklin: Writer and Printer

Benjamin Franklin: Writer and Printer

Benjamin Franklin: Writer and Printer

Black Founders: The Free Black Community in the Early Republic

“Building a City of the Dead: The Creation and Expansion of Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery”

Building a City of the Dead: The Creation and Expansion of Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery

Capitalism by Gaslight: The Shadow Economies of 19th-Century America

Disassembled Daguerreotype and Case, ca. 1859.

 

Catching A Shadow: Daguerreotypes in Philadelphia, 1839-1860

 

Celebrating 40 Years: The Print & Photograph Department, 1971-2011

The Centennial Exhibition

The Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind

Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind

Crisis of the Union

The Crisis of the Union: An Electronic Archive of Documents about the Causes, Conduct, and Consequences of the U.S. Civil War

The Emancipation Proclamation: One Step Toward Freedom

Endless Amusement

Endless Amusement: Jesse Lentz VCP Artist-in-Residence Intern, Summer 2012

Ephemera!

Ephemera!: Featuring the Philadelphia Cartoonist Society

Ephemera Online: Featuring "Remnants of Everyday Life"

Ephemera Online: Featuring "Remnants of Everyday Life"

"Everyman His Own Doctor:" Popular Medicine in Early America

"Every Man His Own Doctor:" Popular Medicine in Early America

Faces and Facades

Faces and Facades of Philadelphia: Three Decades of Portraits by John Frank Keith

 

Far from the Path of Virtue: Women on the Margins of Morality in Antebellum America

 

From the Bottom Up

From the Bottom Up: Popular Reading & Writing in the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints

The Genisis of Republicanism

The Genesis of Republicanism: The Birth and Growth of the Grand Old Party, 1854-1872

The Hook and the Book

The Hook and the Book: The Emergence of Crochet and Knitting in Early American Popular Culture

Ice Skating

Ice Skating in 19th Century America: A Pictorial View

In Disguise

In Disguise: Cross Dressing and Gender Identity

Intersections

Intersections: Scriptures, Prints and Paintings in Antebellum America

John Brown

John A. McAllister's Civil War: The Philadelphia Home Front

John Brown

John Brown: 150 Years from the Raid

The Liberation of Jane Johnson

The Liberation of Jane Johnson

Living Color

Living Color: Collecting Color Plate Books at The Library Company of Philadelphia

Living Color

Mirror of a City: Views of Philadelphia Recently Acquired from the Jay T. Snider Collection

Living Color

The Marriott C. Morris Collection

Nineteenth-Century Pharmacists’ Trade Cards from the William H. Helfand Collection

Nineteenth-Century Pharmacists’ Trade Cards from the William H. Helfand Collection

Pennsylvania German Broadsides: Windows into an American Culture

Pennsylvania German Broadsides: Windows into an American Culture

Philadelphia Gothic

Philadelphia Gothic: Murders, Mysteries, Monsters, and Mayhem Inspire American Fiction, 1798-1854

Disassembled Daguerreotype and Case, ca. 1859.

 

Philadelphia on Stone: The First Fifty Years of Commercial Lithography, 1828-1878

 

Portraits of American Women

Portraits of American Women: Women Writers, Women in Religion, and Women of the Republican Court

Richard Allen

Richard Allen: Apostle of Freedom

Risky Business: Winning and Losing in the Early American Economy, 1780-1850

Risky Business: Winning and Losing in the Early American Economy, 1780-1850

The Genisis of Republicanism

That’s So Gay: Outing Early America

“This Extraordinary Woman”: Portraits of Female Curiosities in Early American Print Culture

“This Extraordinary Woman”: Portraits of Female Curiosities in Early American Print Culture