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There’s No Place Like Kickstarter

To help fund conservation and display of Dorothy’s red slipper from The Wizard of Oz, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $300,000.

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Exhibit: The First Jewish Americans

A new exhibit opening this fall at the New-York Historical Society will examine the story of newcomers to the New World, both Jewish and of Jewish ancestry, and their impact on the cultural, social, and political life of the young nation.

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Why Humanities Matter

Members of the Rutgers community are invited to join President Robert Barchi on Wednesday, October 26 for the final 250th Anniversary Presidential Symposium on Higher Education, titled “Why the Humanities Matter.”

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National History Day Webinar

Teachers, please join us on Wednesday, November 2, at 4:30 p.m. for a free webinar tutorial with The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia’s education outreach coordinator, Melissa Callahan. The webinar will provide an overview of the resources available from the Encyclopedia

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Encyclopedia Project Reaches 400 Topics

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia project based at MARCH has reached and surpassed the milestone of 400 topics online with the publication of the essay Community Development, by Howard Gillette Jr. and Domenic Vitiello, two of our editors. The continuing

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Endangered Places in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Two Mid-Atlantic sites appear on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2016 List of 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

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New Jersey: Call for Sessions and Posters

Proposals for sessions and posters are invited by the partners planning the annual New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference, to be held June 6-7, 2017, at Middlesex County College.

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