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Rochester Women's Suffrage Website Logo
Published June 2 | State History

Website offers information about programs and events relating to New York’s woman suffrage centennial and what is happening throughout our region to commemorate it.

path-through history
Published June 1 | State History

This article appeared in Path Through History

Discover the people and places that shaped American history 
June 17 - 18 and October 7 -9, 2017!

Path Through History Weekends are a showcase of New York State's rich and fascinating history and will...

Humanities New York Logo
Published June 1 | State History

Humanities NY has added a Spring 2017 Resource Guide to its Women's Suffrage webpage that includes a variety of information on grants, outreach, projects, and research tha exists related to the Centennial of...

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Published June 1 | State History

This article appeared in AASLH on May 24, 2017
by Jogh Dichtl, President &CEO, AASLH

Dear Members and Friends of AASLH, Yesterday, May 23, President Trump sent a FY2018 budget request to Congress that would drastically cut federal history and humanities funding. Both...

Three Hills Logo
Published June 1 | State History

THREE HILLS
AN IMPRINT OF CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
STARTING IN FALL 2017

Three Hills will publish smart, informative, entertaining, and provocative books about New York State and the Northeast.

From history to unusual hobbies, from politics to pop culture, from the...

Ken Burns photo
Published June 1 | State History

The opening ceremony for the National Contest is on Sunday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Maryland in College Park and features an address by filmmaker Ken Burns! Don't miss the chance to hear from this legendary documentary filmmaker. 

Village of Lake George Logo
Published May 30 | State History

The following resolution was passed unanimously May 15, 2017, by the Village of Lake George Board of Trustees:

 

RESOLUTION NO. 32, 2017

WHEREAS, our entire region is rich in cultural history, and

WHEREAS, there is substantial interest in cultural heritage tourism,...

Published May 25 | State History

This news article appeared on National Trust for Historic Preservation, March 15, 2016

By David Weible

 

Any politician or community planner will tell you that zoning and districting is a complex concept, and though intentions are always good, it can be...

OPRHP Logo
Published May 24 | State History

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has developed a series of Heritage Trails available online on the following historical subjects:

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National Coalition of History Logo
Published May 24 | State History

On May 23, President Trump sent his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request to Congress.  As expected, it includes devastating cuts to federal history and humanities funding including elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Historical Publications and...

Utica College Center for Historical Research Logo
Published May 24 | State History

Crossing New York State from the Hudson River at Albany to Buffalo, the Erie Canal revolutionized transportation and trade almost as soon as it opened. The time it took to travel across the state declined from two or more weeks to a mere five days; towns, villages, and cities developed along its...

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Published May 24 | State History

Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2017)—National Endowment for the Humanities Deputy Chair Margaret Plympton released the following statement regarding the agency’s budget:

Today the Trump administration released its comprehensive budget for the Federal government for FY 2018. The White House has...

Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz
Published May 24 | State History

This article appeared in the Madison County Courier on May 23, 2017.

Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz has been selected to receive a Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Award from the New York State Archives; the residency will cover lodging, food, travel and copy costs...

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Published May 23 | State History

Washington, DC--Today, President Donald J. Trump released his FY 2018 budget request to Congress, which includes $23 million for administrative expenses to begin conducting a closeout of operations of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) starting in Fiscal Year 2018. IMLS is one...

Published May 23 | State History

Call for Proposals – “Power Lines” 
NCPH Annual Meeting – Las Vegas, Nevada, April 18-21, 2018

The call for proposals is open through July 15 at ...

Published May 18 | State History

This article appeared on the blog News@Northeastern on May 12, 2017

By: Molly Callahan

On Thursday, a statue of Jefferson Davis, the second of four Civil War memorials put up in New Orleans, was removed and towed to a clandestine...

Canals 200 Logo
Published May 18 | State History

Stay up to date on events related to the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal and add your organizations events at http://nycanals200.com/

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Published May 16 | State History

Apply for a scholarship to attend the 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting. Scholarships are available for diverse attendees, employees of small museums, and new professionals in four states.

AASLH Douglas Evelyn Scholarship for Diversity (2)

AASLH Small Museum Scholarship (2-5)

2017...

National Museum of African American History and Culture Logo
Published May 16 | State History

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced the Freedmen’s Bureau Transcription Project. Using the Smithsonian Transcription Center, this crowdsourcing initiative aims to transcribe images of the Bureau’s nearly two million records. Once transcribed, the records are...

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