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Stories offer an individual narrative of a specific subject. They are the building blocks of Story Collections.


For over six decades the Arena marked the southeast corner of 45th and Market streets as a center for Philadelphia sports, entertainment, and civic events.

Southern Family Arriving in the North

The Great Migration left a lasting impact on West Philadelphia that can still be felt and seen in residential patterns and community relationships.

Fay's Theater Sign

Fay’s Theatre, a small West Philadelphia entertainment venue, reflected the creation and transformation of community spaces during the Great Migration.