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Delaware & Lehigh - "Welcome, Neighbor": New Exhibit Opening Soon

Written by Silas Chamberlin

The Collective Memory Project is a joint effort between the Alliance for Sustainable Communities and concerned individuals to help educate the public about the rich history of immigration in the Lehigh Valley.  On February 8, they will open the exhbition, “Welcome, Neighor,” a collection of portrait photographs and selections from oral history interviews with immigrants to the region.  The exhibition is a result of eight months of collecting interviews, taking photographs, transcription, and exhibit design. Please take this opportunity to learn more about your history and that of your neighbors.

The Collective Memory Project invites you to attend a community forum and reception, to be held on:

Tuesday, February 8 at 6:00 pm
Moravian College, Haupert Union Building
W. Locust & Monocacy Street, Bethlehem

The exhibit is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

The D&L supported this projects with a $1,000 Challenge Grant. For more information about our grant program, please contact Elissa Thorne at [email protected]