special collections

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
Philadelphia’s civil rights story is brought to life in Temple collection
Type: News Story
Temple has long been home to a vast collection of materials related to the civil rights struggle in Philadelphia, and civil rights is increasingly a topic of interest among scholars of all ages. Supply has now met demand thanks to a Temple Libraries team that has digitized the 1,500 photos, film clips, newspaper articles and other priceless gems that make up Civil Rights in a Northern City.
February 16, 2012