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Published October 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the NYSCSS website in October, 2018.

The annual NYSCSS/NYS4A Convention will be held March 7-9, 2019 at the Albany Capital Center, Albany, New York.

2019 Convention Theme: Educating and Celebrating our Past, Present and Future...

Published October 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York State Education Department website in October, 2018.

The New York State Archives and the Archives Partnership Trust have received a $125,760 “Save America’s Treasures” grant from the National Park Service and the Institute of...

Published October 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on teh Institute of Museum and Library Services website in October, 2018.

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums is a special initiative of the Museums for America program. This special initiative is designed to inspire small museums to apply for and...

Published October 19 | State History

This article originally appeared on the AASLH website in September, 2018.

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) will present its 2019 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 28-31, in partnership with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience....

Ed Ford
Published October 18 | State History

On Saturday, October 20th, from 10am-2pm, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein will join with Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack and County Historian Geoff Miller, along with New York State Historian Devin Lander, to honor Edwin (Ed) Ford's 34 years of dedicated service as City of Kingston...

Published October 11 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Daily Gazette website on October 5, 2018.

WGY radio in Schenectady, which had been on the air for just under six years, broadcast an urgent appeal sometime after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, 1928.

A new Fairchild monoplane was overdue...

Published October 5 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor website.

Our yearly photo contest invites people from all walks of life to share their unique views of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Enjoy looking through their lens at the...

Published October 5 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New Netherland Institute website in October, 2018.

The New Netherland Research Center (NNRC), a combined endeavor of the New Netherland Institute (NNI) and the Office of Cultural Education, New York State Education Department (NYSED/OCE), offers a...

Published September 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum website.

Samuel Joseph May was born on September 12, 1797 into a well-connected Boston family. He graduated from Harvard University (1817) and Harvard Divinity School (1820) and became the only Unitarian...

Published September 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the H-Net website in September, 2018.

The New York State Labor History Association is proud to announce that the 2017 Bernard Bellush Prize is being awarded to Erin Durham for her graduate essay, "Strike for Labor Rights: Prison Reform in...

Published September 20 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Abolition Hall of Fame website.

Frances E. W. Harper (1825-1911), nee Watkins, was the most prominent African-African female social reformer and writer in 19th-century America. Although she was born free in slaveholding Baltimore,...

Jean Brooks Greenleaf
Published September 20 | State History

This article was created by the Greece Historical Society in September, 2018.

 The Greece Historical Society is pleased to announce that it was awarded a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation to install an historic marker at the site of the summer home of nationally...

Published September 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on Bob Cudmore's website in September, 2018.

Presidential historian David Pietrusza discusses his latest book, “TR’s Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy.” Read more...

Published September 14 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Erie Canalway website in September, 2018.

Do you have a project or great idea aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s legendary canals, celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, or encourage further exploration of the Erie...

Published September 7 | State History

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The William G. Pomeroy Foundation invites communities across New York State to celebrate folklore with fully funded commemorative signage through its Legends & Lore roadside marker grant program.

Launched in partnership with the New York Folklore Society, the Legends...

Published September 7 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Fort Ticonderoga website.

Open to teachers from New York, Vermont, and beyond, this day-long workshop serves as both an introduction to the History Day program and as an opportunity for experienced teachers to expand their involvement. ...

Published September 7 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Institute of Museum and Library Services website on September 5, 2018.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the launch of a new special initiative focused on building the museum field’s capacity to connect with...

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Published September 6 | State History

Press Release Issued by the United States World War One Commission, July 3, 2018.

The World War One Centennial Commission, along with the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the Society of the Honor Guard of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the American Legion, and the...

Tommy Plane Image
Published September 6 | State History

A guided bus tour of Ithaca’s aviation-related sites on Friday, September 28, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., gives visitors an overview of Ithaca’s early aviation history on the eve of the centennial flight of a restored World War I-era Thomas Morse “Tommy” S4 Scout plane.

For a brief time...

Published August 28 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website in August, 2018.

The Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program. Following the completion of nine 3-credit courses...

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