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July 27, 2018

Look for the Helpers: Mister Rogers & Officer Clemmons

In 2016, François Clemmons donated his Officer Clemmons jacket, shirt, and tie to the History Center collection. The History Center is proud to be the home of the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” set in addition to other artifacts related to the television show, including one of his sweaters and a pair of sneakers, which have all become pop culture icons.

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March 22, 2018

A Stamp on American Culture: Fred Rogers and Elvis Presley

Fred Rogers and Elvis Presley were part of the same generation, born only seven years apart (Fred Rogers in 1928 and Elvis Presley in 1935). They both began their careers in the mid-1950s. They are both now featured on a postage stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

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March 20, 2017

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: A Portrait of Fred Rogers

For nearly 50 years, Mister Rogers’ messages of kindness, compassion, and learning have inspired audiences around the world.

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