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Historical Attractions in DE Beach Towns

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.

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NJ Studies Journal Debuts Online

A new online journal from NJHC and RUL debuted this summer.

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Nominations for Roger McDonough Award

Nominations are now open for the Roger McDonough Award given to a librarian or archivist for exemplary long service in New Jersey.

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Vergara’s Harlem: The Capital of Black America in Transition

Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto front cover.

By Howard Gillette

In the twenty years since his landmark book, The New American Ghetto, appeared, the New York-based photographer Camilo Jose Vergara’s role in bringing the face of inner city life to wide public attention has brought him considerable acclaim.

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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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TCNJ Keeps Sandy History from Disappearing

Matthew Bender, professor of history at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), has compiled a virtual library of personal accounts from Superstorm Sandy.

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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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