History

the Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street in 1924
North Broad Street: A history in photos
Type: News Story
Peruse a selection of photographs from Temple Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center showing North Broad Street throughout the years.
July 29, 2019
Grad student preserves stories of African-American AIDS activists through oral history project
Type: News Story
While researching his dissertation, doctoral history student Dan Royles interviewed activists who served on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic in African-American communities to uncover the strategies they used to incite action. Royles' collection of interviews is now being archived for the use of future scholars as the African American AIDS Activism Oral History Project.
August 7, 2013
Retracing George Washington’s battles helps Temple ROTC cadets learn leadership
Type: News Story
To cap off their final semester of studies, 17 senior Temple Army ROTC cadets participated in the third annual Trenton/Princeton Campaign staff ride, an activity conducted by military leaders to study historic battles and learn about tactics and leadership.
June 5, 2013
Professor’s new book explores Main Street mystique
Type: News Story
In his new book, "The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community," Temple professor Miles Orvell analyzes the mythic allure of the small town, as well as its contradictions.
November 20, 2012
Paley series examines history and influence of music
Type: News Story
This fall, Paley Library will take a closer look at the music that moves us through a series of discussions focused on the power of sound.
September 28, 2011