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This episode tells the story of Ronek Park, a non-discriminatory housing development built in 1950 in the village of North Amityville. Unlike the many housing developments created in the post-WWII U.S. that followed the practice of redlining and did not allow African American or Jewish people to...

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New York History Conference

Discover how to participate in the NY HIstory Conference taking place at the NYSM from June 20-21, 2024.

  • Dr Robert Chiles
    Research Associate in History, New York State Museum and Senior Lecturer, University of Maryland
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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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The NYS 250th Commemoration Field Guide (PDF)

Discover themes and suggestions for how your community or organization can begin to think about commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of this nation.

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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. 

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