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This article originally appeared on the Women at the Center, New-York Historical Society website.

Early in the morning on August 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby unceremoniously certified the ratification of the 19 Amendment at his home, depriving suffragists the...

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New York State COVID-19 Documentation Initiative

The New York State COVID-19 Documentation Initiative coordinates the documentation of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New York History Journal

Submissions are currently being accepted for the next issue of New York HIstory as the New York State Museum, in partnership with Cornell University Press, will continue the publication of the century-old journal.

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Podcast: A New York Minute In History

This new podcast series provides a rich audio experience that explores the story of New York State and the unique tales of New Yorkers.