Germanists Discussion Group Agenda – 2014 Midwinter

ALA Midwinter Meeting, Philadelphia

WESS Germanists Discussion Group
Sunday, January 26, 2014
1:15 – 2:45pm
The German Historical Society


I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Tour of the Museum and Library Collections of the Germantown Historical Society

  • The German Historical Society is an educational and research center dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the original German Township in northwest Philadelphia. Encompassing the contemporary neighborhoods of Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, greater Germantown is a dynamic and diverse community. The society houses a unique collection of artifacts, books, manuscripts, maps and images documenting Germantown’s many stories.
    • There is a charge of $10.00 per visitor for the visit.
    • The Society is located in Germantown, which is only about 15 minutes by train from the Convention Center, plus a 5-10 minute walk from Germantown or Chelten Avenue Stations.
    • The number of seats is limited.
    • If you are interested in reserving a spot for the visit, please email Lidia Uziel at