The mission of the African American Historical Society of Rockland County
is to promote and educate the public regarding the historical, social and
cultural experiences of People of the African Diaspora in Rockland County.
The AAHSRC also curates the Rockland African Diaspora Heritage Center,
located in Pomona, NY.
CastleGarden.org is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This
free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million
immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than
100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.
The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times
of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary
life. The museum has made available digitized documents, audio and visual
materials and an interactive timeline.
HRVH provides access to historical materials from digital collections
contributed by colleges, libraries, archives, historical societies, museums
and cultural organizations from the following counties in New York State:
Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland, Orange, Putnam,
This website includes translations, usage examples, photos, and audio
recordings of Lenape words, phrases and stories.
Demonstrating the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and its
impact on communities at the local, national, and international levels, the
Museum will attest to the triumph of human dignity over human depravity
and affirm an unwavering commitment to the fundamental value of human
The Library Association of Rockland County (LARC) is an organization of library-oriented
individuals and groups representing 17 public libraries of Rockland County, New York.
The New York History Blog, founded in 2008 and updated several times per
day, promotes the state’s history community including: new research and
publications; newly available collections; public history advocacy and historic
preservation efforts; exhibits and events; conferences and grants; and new
stories from New York’s past.
The New York State Museum serves the lifelong educational needs of New
Yorkers and visitors through its collections, exhibitions, scholarship, programs,
media and publications in science, history, anthropology, and art. The
Museum explores and expresses New York State’s significant natural and
cultural diversity, past and present.
The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca
Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library) have joined efforts in a landmark
digitization project with the aim of opening up their repositories of ancient
texts. Over the course of the next four years, 1.5 million pages from their
remarkable collections will be made freely available online to researchers
and to the general public.
The database provides full text searchable PDFs of The New York Times
from its first issue in 1851 through 2009.
The Historical Society of Rockland County acquires, preserves, and exhibits
objects, buildings and sites which reflect primarily the history of Rockland
County and the Lower Hudson Valley, and researches, documents, promotes
and publicizes the rich historical heritage of the county for the people of
The Tappantown Historical Society is a non-profit organization founded in
1965 and permanently chartered by the New York State Board of Regents to
preserve, protect and enhance buildings and sites in Tappan's 85 acre historic
area, and to perpetuate Tappan's heritage of architecture and history.
The New Jersey Historical Society is a state-wide, private, non-profit
historical museum, library, and archives dedicated to collecting, preserving,
and interpreting the rich and intricate political, social, cultural and
economic history of New Jersey to the broadest possible audiences.
A list of online exhibitions, curated by the New York Historical Society. These
interactive web documents will enrich your knowledge of New York's rich
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent
genocide, and promote human dignity. Under the Education tab, click 'For
University Students and Scholars' for a collection of links and resources
directly related to research and scholarship.
The Vatican library has made a portion of its holdings available digitally. Note that
you can translate the language from Italian to English by click the English flag in
the bottom right-hand side of the page.
This site offers a collection of vintage ads, collected from a variety of sources
and categorized by theme and decade for easy browsing.
This website presents highlights from YIVO’s archival collections on Polish
Jewry before the Holocaust. It includes thousands of documents, posters, and
photographs from the most significant Polish Jewish collections along with
detailed finding aids, online exhibitions and media galleries, and two
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