The New-York Historical Society hosted a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization ceremony, where 90 people became U.S. citizens, on Wednesday, April 13. The new U.S. citizens originate from 42 countries, including Bangladesh, People’s Republic of China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Slovakia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Yemen, among others.
New-York Historical’s Trustee Andrew H. Tisch provided keynote remarks. You can read his moving speech below:
"118 years ago, my grandfather Avraham Tisienski stood...Read More
This week’s post is by returning guest blogger, Chennie Huang. By day, she’s a communications associate here at N-YHS. By night, she’s a graduate student studying art history at CUNY, concentrating in European and Asian art. This week, she explores the artists who inspired legendary cartoonist, Al Hirschfeld.
Al Hirscheld’s artistic career as a caricaturist spanned from the 1920s until the 1990s. Over these decades, he had developed a personal style that has been deemed unique...Read More
New York Fashion Week is a time when the fashion world comes together to showcase how they're moving couture forward. However, as avant-garde as fashion may get, there is always inspiration to be found in the past. Photographer Bill Cunningham made that apparent in his "Façades" project, where model Editta Sherman (aka the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall") posed in period garb in front of New York buildings built in the same era. In 1976, those photographs...Read More
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