What the History
Stonewall 50 Time Capsule Collecting
June 2, 2019–June 30, 2020


New-York Historical and the Generations Project are preserving LGBTQ history for the next 50 years in a time capsule to be opened at the Stonewall 100 celebration in 2069. Be a part of history—we accept contributions! Explore our new exhibition Stonewall 50 at New-York Historical, then donate your photos and handwritten memories, stories, and thoughts on LGBTQ life in America. Collection dates and times are below. Keep checking back here for future dates.

If you can't make it to New-York Historical, you can still contribute to posterity! Email your photographs or stories to timecapsule@nyhistory.org, or mail them to:

Kathleen O'Connor
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West 
New York NY 10024



Friday, July 12, 6–8 pm
Sunday, July 14, 3–5 pm
Friday, July 19, 6–8 pm
Sunday, July 21, Noon–2 pm
Friday, July 26, 6–8 pm
Saturday, July 27, Noon–2 pm

Friday, August, 2 6–8 pm
Saturday, August, 3 Noon–2 pm
Friday, August 30, 6–8 pm


Creative: Tronvig Group