Announcing An Online Resource for Grassroots Indigenous and Environmental Organizing

The Red Thunder Oral History Project, an educational website, is now online. Collaborators from the Fort Belknap Indian Community, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the University of Montana have been working for two years to recount the story of a little-known Indigenous-led, multi-racial environmental campaign that changed the course of mining in the sacred Little Rocky Mountains during the final decades of the 20th century.

Rutgers University Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize Important Historical New Jersey Newspapers

New Jersey will become part of the Chronicling America digitized newspapers project hosted by the Library of Congress, thanks to Rutgers University, the NJ State Library and the NJ State Archives

Target for initial batch being "live" is October of 2017. See the press release from Rugters for more information.

Author Mary Bruno to Speak on An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat on New Jersey’s Passaic

Press Release: 

Author Mary Bruno to Speak on An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat on New Jersey’s Passaic
Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7 pm. Information provided by Anne DeGraaf at the Morristown National Historical Park

Press Release: Social Explorer Exhibit U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity Now Open at Ellis Island Museum

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015

Today the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration opened The Peopling of America Center, a multifaceted collection that explores the entire panorama of the American immigration experience.

The new center features major exhibitions that chronicle immigration to America before the processing station at Ellis Island opened in 1892 and after it closed in 1954.

Morristown NHP Conducts Important Rehabilitation Work on Wick House Chimney & Fireplace - Wick House Closed for Summer

Morristown National Historical Park News

Release Date:  Immediately
Contact:          Vanessa Smiley, Chief of Interpretation

Email:             vanessa_smiley@nps.gov

 

Wick House Chimney & Fireplace Rehabilitation to Begin:

Historic Building Will Close for the Summer

Exhibit celebrating the 275th Anniversary of Morris Township opens April 8th.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad Leinaweaver

TEL: 973-538-6161 x601

EMAIL: chad.leinaweaver@mainlib.org

 

                                                                       

275th Anniversary of the Founding of the Township of Morris, 1740-2015

Exhibition on view in the second level F.M. Kirby Gallery,

The Morristown and Morris Township Library

April 8 through August 16, 2015. 

 

 

Acting Governor Kim Guadagno Announces Tourism Tuesday Challenge to Highlight Favorite Destinations Throughout New Jersey

Acting Governor Kim Guadagno Announces Tourism Tuesday Challenge to Highlight Favorite Destinations Throughout New Jersey

Social Media Campaign Will Direct Tourism Stops Across the State

 

For Immediate Release                                                                Contact: Kevin Roberts

Thursday, March 12, 2015                                                                            609-777-2600

 

American History Press book announcement - Around the World in 1909 - Harriet White Fisher and Her Locomobile

Hello All,

American History Press, a frequent publisher of New Jersey history titles, is proud to announce the publication of:

“Around the World in 1909 – Harriet White Fisher and Her Locomobile”

In the summer of 1909, an emotionally and physically exhausted industrialist from Trenton, New Jersey named Harriet White Fisher sought tonic by touring the world in a motorcar. She purchased a state-of-the art Locomobile and embarked on a remarkable journey with her driver, maid, butler and dog, exploring places where no man, woman or domesticated house pet had ever ventured.

Press Release: Morristown National Historical Park Proposes Entrance Fee Increase

Press release recieved via email. Note date of public meeting: Your Fee Dollars at Work program will take place on Friday, January 30th at 2:30 pm in the Washington’s Headquarters Museum auditorium at 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ, and will include a public comment session. 

 

Morristown National Historical Park News

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