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Drexel will celebrate its 125th anniversary all year — and add to its historical record — by producing commemorative videos of all kinds, including mini-documentaries, televised interviews, public lectures and in-person events that were recorded in their entirety. Relive the excitement of Drexel’s Dec. 7 125th ceremony, watch Drexel history be retold through historical photos and videos and experience “Building Drexel: The University and Its City, 1891-2016" come to life as contributors discuss the contents of their respective chapters on Drexel history through archived talks.

"Building Drexel: Celebrating 125 Years"

In honor of the 125th anniversary, Drexel produced a short video documentary that uses archival images and videos to explore some of the major events, people and eras of Drexel’s history. It is narrated by Scott Knowles, PhD, associate professor and interim head of the Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-editor of “Building Drexel: The University and Its City, 1891-2016" along with Richardson Dilworth, PhD, professor in the Department of Politics in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Public Policy.

The full-length video premiered at the 125th Anniversary Commemorative Event in Main Building on Dec. 7. Watch the video below:

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Image(s) courtesy of Drexel University Archives.