Student Historian Jonathan Brown Meets First Lady Michelle Obama
November 20, 2012

On Monday, November 19, the New-York Historical Society was honored with the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for its Student Historian program. Student Historian Jonathan Brown, a senior at Frederick Douglass Academy in New York City, accepted the award from First Lady Michelle Obama on behalf of the New-York Historical Society! We spoke with Jonathan…

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Video: Honoring 9/11 By Preserving Its Memory
September 11, 2012

On September 11, 2001, most New Yorkers were not focused on the bigger picture of that day. They were walking home through crowded streets, finding their loved ones, and possibly reflecting on the irony of the beautiful weather. But others knew that years from then people would be looking back, wondering what that day felt…

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