Tag: Mid-Atlantic region

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires First Hip-Hop Archive in its Holdings

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts recently announced it has acquired the complete archives of Michael Holman, iconic downtown New York dance impresario, filmmaker, experimental musician, journalist, and television producer.

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Sixty Recipients Receive Highest Honor from AASLH

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently announced the winners of the 70th annual Leadership in History Awards.

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Author Interview: Interpreting LGBT History

African American female couple, c. 1900. Different historical eras have understood same-sex desire and affection in different ways.  Considering these changes over time can illuminate unexamined assumptions of our own era. Photograph courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photograph Division.

Susan Ferentinos, author of Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.

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Blue Star Museums Honor Military Families

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families,

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Call for MARCH Bloggers

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden seeks bloggers on issues and trends in public humanities.

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Mid-Atlantic Finalists for National Medal

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, on February 24, announced 30 finalists for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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October is Archives Month

Since 2006, archivists from institutions around the country have created programs that serve to remind people that archives are saving the important documents of our shared history.

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