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Published January 19, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Art History and Visual Studies Graduate Association, University of Victoria website.

As we entered a new decade, the human race was moving forward at a breathtaking pace. The unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic halted this marathon, pausing...

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Published January 14, 2021 | State History

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

Thirteen municipalities and non-profit organizations will receive IMPACT! Grants in 2021 totaling $108,787. The grants range from $1,500 to $12,000 and will leverage an additional $146,630...

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Published January 6, 2021 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

As we continue to grow our programs nationally and focus on our dual missions, we are excited to announce a new visual identity that truly reflects our vision for the future of the William G. Pomeroy...

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Published December 21, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the DHPSNY website.

Documenting marginalized communities in New York State is a complicated undertaking that requires careful planning, an openness to meaningful collaboration, and an understanding that successful documentation is more than...

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Published December 9, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the National Park Service website.

The National Park Service is now accepting applications for projects that relate to planning, interpreting, and protecting historic battlefields and sites associated with armed conflict on American soil. All...

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Published December 9, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade website.

As of December 2020, we have built a robust, open-source architecture to discover and explore nearly a half million people records and 5 million data points. From archival fragments and...

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Published December 4, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

Judith Wellman, PhD.. professor emerita of history at the State University of New York at Oswego, has spent more than four decades as a leading scholar on women's rights history. She has brought that...

Cragsmoor Historical Society
Published December 4, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Cragsmoor Historical Society website.

Most accounts of slavery in the United States focus on the role that the southern states played in this most shameful chapter of America's history. As New Yorkers, we learn about the underground...

Published November 18, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Native American Heritage Month website.

What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted...

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Published November 6, 2020 | State History

York (HNY) CARES Emergency Relief Grants. Earlier this year, CCHS received funds during the original round of these grants, which were provided by the CARES Act and National Endowment for the Humanities to support organizations with a mission focused on the humanities. This funding is designed...

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Published November 3, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

The next grant round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s New York State Historic Marker Grant Program officially opens today, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.

This roadside marker program commemorates...

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Published October 29, 2020 | State History

The Underground Railroad Consortium of NYS has formed a committee on archives and oral histories with the goal of identifying archival materials related to the Underground Railroad in New York State. To aid in this endeavor the URCNYS has created an Archives Survey to establish a list of...

 Joseph Fryc, newly appointed Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) operations manager
Published October 21, 2020 | State History

NORWICH, N.Y. – A passion for the arts, museums, and storytelling has guided the personal mission of the new operations manager at the Chenango County Historical...

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Published October 15, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared in a Capital New York Alliance for Response newsletter.

The Capital New York Alliance for Response invites you to participate in an innovative free program designed to help institutions like yours build a disaster plan in just six months! Attend...

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Published October 14, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New York Archives Conference website.

The New York Archives Conference is pleased to announce its virtual 2021 conference to be held on Friday, June 11, 2021 (for the live event; posters and prerecorded content will be available beforehand...

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Published October 9, 2020 | State History

Innovative Educational Platform Aims to Bring the Nation's Museums into K-12 Classrooms

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Published October 7, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Mellon Foundation website.

Statues are not just bodies in bronze, and monuments are not just stone pillars. They instruct. They lift up the stories of those who are seen, dominate the stories of those who are unseen, and too often propagate...

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Published October 2, 2020 | State History

 

OCHC Trustee and Volunteer Barbara Granato recently embarked upon an effort to help save history.  She acquired 19 boxes of records from county archives that the clerk's office was removing from storage to be returned to their rightful homes in the town or village where...

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