Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed Tuesday, January 27 and will reopen Wednesday, January 28. For details, please visit our calendar.

05/13/2011 - 3:56pm

Just in time for the 72nd anniversary of New York’s 1939 World’s Fair — which opened on April 30th, 1939 — the New-York Histor

05/13/2011 - 3:55pm

The camera, that is:

05/13/2011 - 3:55pm

The variability and just plain depressing weather of late here in New York is probably trying everyone’s patience.

05/13/2011 - 3:54pm

An intriguing series of advertising cabinet cards have piqued the curiosity of staff and researchers ever since they were given to the New-York Historical Society by Mrs. Elihu Spicer in 1960.

05/13/2011 - 3:53pm

Next Friday, March 25th, is the 100th anniversary of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.  The deadly fire prompted the creation of n

05/13/2011 - 3:53pm

Admittedly that would make much more sense to  pre-1752 New Yorkers.

05/13/2011 - 3:52pm

In honor of Women’s History month, we want to highlight materials that focus on  women in New York City history.  The

05/13/2011 - 3:52pm

As we watch events unfolding in Libya, and still hear regular news of Somali piracy, it seems like a good opportunity to have a look back at America’s historic relationsh

05/13/2011 - 3:51pm

“One of the smallest and least known national groups in this country is a group of Black Jews.  In New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and o

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In honor of Black history month, we thought we would take a look at some items from the library collections spanning the first four centuries of A

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