The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC), New Jersey State Archives, and New Jersey State Museum are pleased to announce New Jersey Women Make History, the 2019 New Jersey History Conference, scheduled for Friday, November 1, 2019 at Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University – New Brunswick.
IWalk, an app designed as a guide for Holocaust history, is helping visitors contextualize memorials found throughout Philadelphia. The Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza at 16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is included on the app’s walking trail of the city.
Join us for “Sanctuary Now, Sanctuary When?”, hosted by the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, on April 23.
Last week, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania announced that it would be laying off one-third of its staff, citing financial instability and operating deficits.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney joined other city leaders in introducing new legislative and regulation reforms that would encourage the preservation of more historic sites and buildings throughout the city.
A conversation with Delaware Historical Society’s new director, David W. Young, about his career move, his plans for the society, and the relevance of a public history to public life.
Drexel University, the city of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Museum at Atwater Kent are seeking public feedback about a proposed plan to turn stewardship of the museum’s collection over to Drexel. The museum has been closed since July 2018.
“Sanctuary: Past Into Present” is a series of free public seminars offered by The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. The first event, “In Search of the Underground Railroad,” will take place on April 2 at Rutgers-Camden.
Telling Untold Histories – New Jersey’s annual unconference that looks for human stories yet to be told – will be held on April 26, 2019, in the Paul Robeson’s Campus Center at Rutgers-University Newark.
“Women at Work on Cooper Street” is the newest exhibit on display at the MARCH house at Rutgers-Camden. The project details the varied lives of women who lived along Cooper Street in Camden in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.