Museum Holiday Schedule

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Wednesday, December 24, 10am-3pm and will reopen Friday, December 26, 10am-8pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Election Day

Sun, November 3rd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Grace for President by Kelly S. DiPucchio

Follow Grace’s campaign as she seeks to earn enough electoral votes to become the first girl to be President of her school (and someday, the United States!).

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

The Patriarch, Part II: Joe and Jack Kennedy

Speaker: 
David Nasaw
Tue, March 12th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

EVENT DETAILS

Celebrated historian David Nasaw returns to continue his discussion of Joseph P. Kennedy, the patriarch of America’s greatest political dynasty. In part two, Professor Nasaw focuses on Kennedy’s relationship with his son John F. Kennedy, who resurrected the family’s political reputation and captured the imagination of a generation.

SPEAKER BIOS

David Nasaw is a professor of history at the CUNY Graduate Center and the author of The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.

If Elected: Campaigning For The Presidency

Jun 22 2004 - Nov 3 2004

In August and September, 2004, New York City will host the Republican Party's national convention for the first time in its history. The New-York Historical Society will mark that occasion, and this year's presidential election, with an exhibition that examines the history of American presidential elections since the time of George Washington, through the lens of campaign ephemera and other items of material culture. If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency will be on view from June 22 through November 3, 2004.

 

Broadsides

Teaser: 

The broadside collection spans the late-17th through the 21st centuries, and includes advertisements for products, services and entertainments; notices of property sales; transcriptions of public speeches; campaign announcements; calls to arms; warnings about epidemics; song lyrics and poetry. Through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, all 18,000 broadsides are catalogued in the Library’s online catalog.

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If Elected: The Game of American Politics

Jul 4 2008 - Jan 11 2009

The New-York Historical Society will mark the occasion of the upcoming November elections with a small exhibition that surveys the history of American presidential elections through the lens of campaign ephemera and other items of material culture.

Lantern, 1864. Tin, glass, paper. New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.585

The New-York Historical Society will mark the occasion of the upcoming November elections with a small exhibition that surveys the history of American presidential elections through the lens of campaign ephemera and other items of material culture.

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