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Hands-On Tour at the Rosenbach Museum: Native American History

Date/Time

Jul 18, 2019
06:30 PM until 08:00 PM

Description

American history is the history of dialogues among the many peoples who have called—and call—America home. Highlighting The Rosenbach’s remarkable collection of books, manuscripts, and printed documents that reveal how Native Americans engaged with European and Euro-American peoples, this Hands-on Tour will invite attendees to think in new ways about American culture. The tour will focus on rarely-seen items from The Rosenbach’s holdings and introduce attendees to people of indigenous background who dialogued with Euro-American society by publishing works of history and literature. Items to be shown on the tour span 369 years of history, dating from 1626 to 1995. Famous figures like Pocahontas, Sacagawea, and Metacomet (King Philip) will be discussed, along with lesser-known people like R.B. Lewis and William Apess, all of whom appear in the Rosenbach collections. After the tour stay for Continuing The Conversation to discuss the program with our curators while enjoying light refreshments. Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.

Cost

$15 general admission, $13 seniors, $10 students, free for members

Location

View map The Rosenbach Museum and Library
2008-2010 Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Phone

215-732-1600

Contact name

Rosenbach Museum and Library

Contact email

press@rosenbach.org

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

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