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Museum of the City of New York Names New President and Director

On November 17, 2015, Whitney M. Donhauser was appointed by the Board of Trustees of the museum.

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Elfreth’s Alley: Embracing A First Research Project in the World of Public History

An image of Elfreth's Alley in 1980. (Photo taken from Library of Congress.)

When I started on my very first project, the only experience I had (that even came close to this type of endeavor) was writing my capstones and my Honors project (essentially all fancy terms for a thesis, of which I had to write three). While I thought the experience of having to write two capstone projects- including eight, yes eight, drafts of my English capstone- in one semester had prepared me, I was quite wrong.

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HSP to Host First Networking Event

The free event is open to undergraduate and graduate students wishing to pursue a career in Public History.

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GCLS in NJ Gives Patrons Free Passes to Area Museums

The Battleship New Jersey docked in Camden, NJ. Photo from the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial webpage.

The Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) now offers passes for several area museums that may be borrowed by adult GCLS cardholders.

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Museums in Minutes: Artifacts of D.C.

Aerial view of the National Mall, Washington, D.C.  The Washington Monument is an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk in height standing 555 feet 5 inches. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

Visit the spectacular artifacts in Washington in just one day.

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NJ National Guard Museum Open for Summer

Visit the National Guard Militia Museum in New Jersey this summer.

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NY State Museum Getting $14 Million Renovations

It was announced earlier today that the New York State Museum, in Albany, New York, would be getting a $14 million facelift.

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