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What Was In The Time Capsule?

Yesterday, historians and researchers at the New-York Historical Society opened this elegant bronze time capsule, entrusted to the New-York Historical Society by the Lower Wall Street Business Men’s Association in 1914. So 100 years later, what’s in the box? Given that this was a Wall Street Business association, the contents often reflected that. There was [...]

Student Historian Jonathan Brown Meets First Lady Michelle Obama

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 [...]