Tag: New York

Historic Preservation Advocate Joyce Matz Dies at 92

Matz’s successful campaigns include the 1978 landmark designation of the interior of Town Hall in New York’s theatre district and St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.

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Preserving New York History by Dry Cleaning Its Oldest Maps

A group of workers at the Municipal Archives in Manhattan have set about the urgent task of preserving the city’s oldest treasures.

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Call for Applications: Columbia University 2017 IRAAS Summer Institute, “Black Activist New York”

The Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute.

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University of Rochester Acquires Newly-discovered Women’s Suffrage Archive

The archive includes letters written by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone and Isabella Beecher Hooker.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum Draws Capacity Crowd to Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

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American Jewish History Institutions in Philadelphia, New York Co-organize ‘1917,’ First Exhibition of Its Kind

‘1917: How One Year Changed the World’ is a collaboration between the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.

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‘See You in the Streets’–Art and Public History Q&A with Artist and Author Ruth Sergel

Q&A with author, artist, and agitator Ruth Sergel about her arts, humanities, public history, and social activism practice, writing ‘See You in the Streets,’ and more.

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