Dr. Jacob Gruber and Temple students working at 315 Walnut Street for the National Park Service in 1962. Dr. Gruber and his students excavated a cylindrical brick-lined privy more than 14 feet in depth. A wealth of material was recovered. … Continue reading
These dolls or models, part of the lab’s Commercial Museum collection, were made by a well known Japanese craftsman, Eitokusai, during the first quarter of the 2oth century. Model I, shown here, represents two women harvesting tea leaves and is … Continue reading
The Philadelphia Commercial Museum, also known as the Civic Center Museum, existed for nearly a century. Opening its doors in 1897, this one time Philadelphia landmark exhibited objects and materials of commerce, most notably artifacts from the World’s Fairs. The … Continue reading
The lab was profiled in The Temple News online: Here is a link to TTN (The Temple News online).