Category: News in Public Humanities

Fellowships Available: New York Historical Society

The fellowships are offered to scholars in various stages of their education.

New York Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

The push for women’s suffrage in the United States was first popularized at the Seneca Falls Convention, held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

Restoration of Jersey City’s Apple Tree House Completed After Twelve Years

The Dutch Colonial-style home dates to the mid-eighteenth century and was purportedly the site where George Washington met the Marquis de Lafayette to discuss military strategy during the American Revolution.

Jewish Museum Staging Comprehensive Exhibit of Jewish Dress

The exhibit is the first comprehensive display of Jewish dress in the United States and will feature over one hundred articles of clothing from Jewish communities around the world.

Vietnam Cameraman’s Medal of Honor on Display at Smithsonian

Marine Cpl. Thomas Perkins Jr., a combat photographer during the Vietnam War was awarded the medal posthumously after he sacrificed himself in battle in Vietnam.

Temple University’s Urban Archives Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary

The Urban Archives focuses on the Philadelphia area’s social, economic, and political, and physical development across time and has grown to include many millions of resources over its half-century of operation.

Crossroads of the American Revolution Association Appoints New Executive Director

Janice Selinger was appointed executive director of the Trenton, New Jersey-based organization, which is responsible for managing Revolutionary War sites across fourteen counties.

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