The New-York Historical Society was honored to welcome 189 new U.S. citizens at a special naturalization ceremony on June 14. The date was especially poignant because it was Flag Day—the commemoration of when the U.S. flag was adopted in 1777, at the Second Continental Congress. The new citizens came from 37 countries, including China, Mexico, Pakistan, and Yemen, and proudly waved their American flags after swearing the Oath of Allegiance.
As part of the ceremony, New-York Historical Trustee...Read More
This past February, we brought history and technology together for our first cohort of Tech Scholars. Throughout this one-week program, we welcomed a group of 15 high school students from across the city to design and build their own websites to exhibit their research on notable events and figures in women’s history.
The group of Tech Scholars explored galleries within our 4th-floor Luce Center as well as exhibitions such as Hotbed, on view in the Joyce B....Read More
If there’s one thing New Yorkers enjoy it’s one-upping each other with obscure facts about New York. Ok, maybe that’s just us, but if the popularity of the New-York Historical Society’s new video series with NYC Media is any indication, there are at least a few other people on board. New-York Historical has produced a series of 90 one-minute videos entitled “When Did the Statue of Liberty Turn Green? And 101 Other Questions About New...Read More
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