The archives is now located at Fifth and Spring Garden Streets, within the new, 70,000 square foot Yards Brewing Co. complex.
Those who worked with Silman say he will be long remembered for his innovative and daring solutions to seemingly impossible engineering problems.
The grants will support the renovation of the 1928 main building to create ten new galleries for the display and interpretation of the museum’s Early American Art collection.
The grants, funded by a portion of the state Hotel/Motel Tax, are earmarked for projects, general operational support, or county historic partnership programs.
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington will use the grant to design and construct a new museum, as well as to relocate and renovate a historic synagogue.
The one-room schoolhouse was built in 1897 for the growing student population of the rural Sussex County community, which is just north of the state’s southern border with Maryland.
Tuomi Joshua Forrest will join the organization in Mid-August. Forrest most recently served as the Vice President of Partners for Sacred Spaces.
Jamie Longazel, author of Undocumented Fears: Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.
The $600,000 grant will allow students from nine partner universities in New York State to develop public humanities projects.
The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of a John Adams Memorial in Washington, DC.