The story of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and its role in shaping women’s activism is explored through garments, objects, documents, and photographs in this...

In 2017, women walked together in the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history. Today, women and those who support them continue to march for progress, proudly voicing...

Established in 1819, the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore has served clients ranging from 19th century inventors to champions of civil rights and civil...

On display is a selection of wire sculptures created in 2005 for New-York Historical’s landmark exhibition Slavery in New York. While research at the time uncovered...

Unregulated “patent medicines” were big business before the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 forced manufacturers to list ingredients. Limited birth control and illegal abortion...

African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of...

The Brooklyn-based artist Simone Leigh draws upon forms, techniques, and visual cues from across Africa and its diaspora—the communities of descendants scattered around the...

A highlight of the Center for Women’s History, Women’s Voices is a multimedia digital installation where visitors can discover the hidden connections among exceptional...

Showcasing documents from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Witnesses to History: Three Centuries of War on the Home Front highlights the experiences...

The meaning of the first three words of the U.S. Constitution—“We the people…”—has changed over the course of our nation’s history, and who constitutes “the people” is a topic...

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