Past Events

<span style="color: red">January 12, 2022:</span> Dydia DeLyser and Paul Greenstein - How Neon Signs Create Community<br /><span style="font-size: 72%; color: red">NO LOGIN REQUIRED</span>

January 12, 2022: Dydia DeLyser and Paul Greenstein – How Neon Signs Create Community
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Join authors of Neon: A Light History, Dydia DeLyser and Paul Greenstein, for How Neon Signs Create Community.
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Gross Convenient Store

December 15, 2021: Weirdness by the Road: Ordinary Places, Oddball Names with Bill Swislow
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NO LOGIN REQUIRED. Join SCA board member Bill Swislow for Weirdness by the Road: Ordinary Places, Oddball Names. Weirdness for sure, with the photos to prove it!
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<span style="color: red">November 17, 2021: </span>Apron Art with Brian Gallaugher

November 17, 2021: Apron Art with Brian Gallaugher

Members, log in and enjoy this recording of Brian Gallaugher’s fascinating and beautiful presentation on the technical, social and artistic aspects storefront entranceway apron art.
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Historic Rt 20

October 13, 2021: America’s Longest Highway: U.S. Route 20 with Bryan Farr
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October 13 @ 8:00pm Eastern: We invite to join author Bryan Farr, founder of Historic Route 20, as he details the history of America’s Longest Highway, US Route 20.
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Andrew F. Wood

September 8, 2021: Andrew F. Wood: The Rhetoric of Ruins

September 8 @ 8:00pm EDT. Join San José State University professor Andrew F. Wood for a survey of temporary, obsolete, abandoned, and derelict spaces, the topic of his next book.
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<span style="color: red">August 25, 2021:</span> Jessica Anshutz: Documenting the Decline of Malls <br /><span style="font-size: 72%; color: red">NO LOGIN REQUIRED</span>

August 25, 2021: Jessica Anshutz: Documenting the Decline of Malls
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August 25, 2021 @ 8:00PM EDT: Register now to join writer, documentary photographer and Akron, Ohio native Jessica Anshutz for a photographic journey into the emptying (and empty) malls of America’s Rust Belt.
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POP-UP EVENT + TOUR: Seeing Ghosts in Philadelphia

POP-UP EVENT + TOUR: Seeing Ghosts in Philadelphia

Sunday, August 8th, 2021: We invite all members of the Society for Commercial Archeology to join us in Philadelphia at the Neon Museum of Philadelphia (NMOP) for a special Pop-Up Event. Hurry, this event is coming up fast!
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<span style="color: red">July 14, 2021: </span>Stephanie Stuckey: Roadside Revival

July 14, 2021: Stephanie Stuckey: Roadside Revival

July 14, 2021 @ 8:00 pm EDT: Register now to join Stephanie Stuckey, 3rd generation CEO of Stuckey’s, as she shares her journey to bring back the iconic roadside retail chain founded by her grandfather, including never-before-published images of early stores and discussion of the evolution of the stores’ design and architecture.
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