Material Culture During Colonialism

Explore Temple Universities collection highlighting the Philadelphia Commercial Museum. There are pieces from the 1894 Chicago World's Fair as well as pices collected throughout the museum's history. The museum closed in 1994 and the University acquired the collection in the following years. 

Local prehistory through the lens of artifacts unearthed by Temple University Archaeologists. 

Collections include: Friedlaender Collection, Kaxinawa Collection, and Miller-Toba Collection

Colonial Philadelphia's home of the homeless


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