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 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...

New York Archives Conference Logo
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...

Institute of Museum and Library Services Logo
Published October 9, 2020 | State History

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

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Mellon Foundation Website
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...

Oneida County History Center Logo
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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Published October 1, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Cornell University website.

Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Native American towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a collaborative project by anthropologists, librarians and...

Institute of Museum and Library Services Logo
Published September 29, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Institute for Museum and Library Services website.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced funding for a pilot program aimed at helping museums access hands-on digital media and technology training and best practices,...

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Published September 24, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the DHPSNY website.

In a recently released Statement of Recommitment, the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH...

Buffalo History Museum
Published September 24, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Buffalo History Museum Facebook.

The Buffalo History Museum has launched EOS or “Experiencing Our Story”. EOS, an acronym of ‘Experiencing Our Story’ and inspired by the Greek Goddess of dawn, offers history-based programs through podcasts...

Queens Public Library Logo
Published September 23, 2020 | State History

 

This year, Queens Memory turns 10 years old! To mark this special milestone, we are proud to debut a new logo (see above!) and a completely redesigned, user-friendly ...

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Published September 23, 2020 | State History
 

Gilder Lehrman Online History School
Registration is now open!

This fall, we are pleased to offer seven ...

Erie Canalway National Heritage Logo
Published September 16, 2020 | State History

WATERFORD, NY-- The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is now accepting applications for its IMPACT! Grant program. The grants range from $2,500 to $12,000 and will be awarded to municipalities, not-for-profits with a 501(c)(3) designation, and federally-recognized Native...

Votes for Women Poster
Published September 16, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Marist College website.

The 2020 Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History will be offered online, with a focus on the fight for women’s suffrage across New York State and how the women of New York paved the way for the passage of...

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Published September 16, 2020 | State History

We are back and we missed you!

These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We now feel extremely fortunate to be able to welcome our visitors back to the The Matilda Joslyn Gage Center...

Oneida County History Center Logo
Published September 11, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Oneida County History Center Facebook Page.

The Oneida History Center (OCHC) has named Rebecca M. McLain as the New Executive Director. Ms. McLain has worked at the History Center close to 5 years, with her most recent position as the...

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Published September 11, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Historic Huguenot Street website.

As a part of the museum's 2020 initiative to shed light on the history of women's rights, join Historic Huguenot Street to honor the stories and celebrate the lives of Native women in the larger narrative...

New York Historical Society Logo
Published September 10, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the New-York Historical Society website.

New-York Historical Society has partnered with New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to offer a beautiful 8-piece poster set of Hudson Rising. The posters celebrate over 200...

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Published September 10, 2020 | State History

This article originally appeared on the Greater Hudson Heritage Network Website.

2020 has been an extraordinary year: COVID-19, economic recession, BLM. How are museums responding to these timely issues? 
How do museums’ actions today shape the future? What can we learn...

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