They Say They Gonna Build

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The boundary between campus and community has never been clear, but North Philadelphians have always been building. Join History Truck this June to explore the history of university expansion and community building in the spaces and places of North Philly closest to Temple University.

Does the boundary even matter? How should North Philly build its future?

Opening Reception
Friday, June 5, 2015. 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Closing Reception
Saturday, June 27, 2015. 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Saturdays 12-5 p.m. or by appointment

Informed by oral histories from over fifteen community constituents and the experiences History Truck has shared since the summer of 2014 with Tree House Books, Philadelphia Urban Creators, the Free Breakfast Program, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science…

Featuring the work of…
The Free Breakfast Program
Theodore A. Harris
Kaycee Itohan Osadolor
John Pettit
Erin Bernard
History Makers summer campers of Tree House Books 2014.

Saturday June 6th & Saturday June 27th
Curator’s Temple University 1970 Development Plan Historic Walking Tour
*Registration through Hidden City Philadelphia, Hidden City members and History Truck community constituents and partners first served*

Curated by Erin Bernard
Exhibition Design Brie Logsdon

Exhibition partners include the McLean Library of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Temple University Urban Archives, and Temple Town Realty.

Funded by the Barra Foundation through Temple University’s Center for Public History.

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