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Erasure and Resilience at Penn

Erasure and Resilience exhibits photos, brochures, and manuscripts from the archival collections Penn School Papers and Penn Center of the Sea Islands Records, curated to illuminate the dichotomy between erasure and resilience. Erasure, examines Penn Normal Industrial and Agricultural School materials, largely produced between 1906 and 1930. Resilience, explores Penn Center materials related to cultural preservation and heritage celebrations, largely focused between 1951 and 1981.