Become a part of history! We're collecting signs, posters, banners, sashes, buttons, flyers, and other ephemera--and the stories behind them--from the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., and any recent nationwide protests, including the women’s marches in January 2017.
Do you have something you'd like to donate to our permanent collection? Contact our curatorial team at email@example.com. Please include your contact information, name of the event the objects are from, and images of the object(s) you would like to...Read More
Today is the anniversary of the colony of New Amsterdam officially becoming New York, when the Dutch ceded control to the British. But Dutch influence on New York, and on America, is longstanding--Dutch values of tolerance and freedom of religion are things Americans hold dear (in 1597 The Netherlands established “no one shall be persecuted or investigated because of his religion"). But Dutch culture made its way into our language as well.
This dictionary, currently on display...Read More
British-born Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, Professor of History at the University of Virginia, and 2014 recipient of the New-York Historical American History Book Prize Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy fearlessly tackles centuries-old stereotypes surrounding the American Revolution in his upcoming talk at the New-York Historical Society on February 21.
In your most recent book, The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire,...Read More
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