Scranton's Story Oral Histories and Portrait Photographs Exhibition

Exhibition through April 21
Meet & Greet Public Reception, April 4

Weinberg Memorial Library, The University of Scranton 

Over the past two years, the Scranton community has explored themes of history, belonging, and identity through Scranton’s Story: Our Nation’s Story, a series of humanities-based programs that culminated in an oral history initiative called “Scranton Stories.” First launched in fall 2023, this exhibition showcases portraits taken by photographer Byron Maldonado and personal statements and interview links from 33 community members to give voice to a broad array of Scranton experiences and connect them to our national story. 

At the public reception, attendees will have the opportunity to meet members of the Scranton Stories team and oral history interviewees and discuss the project. 

EXHIBITION: FEB. 5 – APRIL 21, 2024 University of Scranton, Charles Kratz Scranton Heritage Room, 5th Floor Weinberg Memorial Library, Free during library hours 

PUBLIC RECEPTION: APRIL 4, 2024 6:30 P.M. University of Scranton, Charles Kratz Scranton Heritage Room, 5th Floor Weinberg Memorial Library, Light refreshments will be served 

Information and Registration 

For exhibition information, call 570.941.6341 or email 

For April 4th event information, RSVP at: 

Event sponsors:

  • The University of Scranton
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Black Scranton
  • Lackawanna County Arts & Culture
  • Lackawanna County Immigrant Inclusion Committee
  • Lackawanna Historical Society
  • Neighborworks NEPA
  • Scranton Public Library