The title of Ken Follett's new book about life during World War II, Winter of the World, is quite literal. "The triumph of Stalin's regime in the Soviet Union and Hitler's regime in Central Europe was a bloody tragedy for the human race. The keynote of that whole period was the struggle against the worst tyranny the world had ever known," he says. "The title Winter of the World perfectly captured the notion that my...Read More
On October 23, 1915, over 25,000 women marched up Fifth Avenue in New York City to advocate for women's suffrage. At that point, the fight had been ongoing for more than 65 years, with the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 first passing a resolution in favor of women's suffrage. Unfortunately, they wouldn't find success for another five years.
New York's 1915 suffrage parade was the largest held in the city until that time. But many still had...Read More
One of the signature elements of New-York Historical's exhibition Hudson Rising is the imposing, elegant slabs of white pine and red oak that greet visitors. The live-edged trunks evoke the forests of New York State's Adirondacks and help make the presence of nature palpable.
Hudson Rising—closing on Sunday, August 4—presents the Museum’s stellar collection of Hudson River School landscape paintings in fresh, surprising ways, and combines art, history, and science to capture the Hudson region’s role as an incubator for...Read More
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