In this centennial of the US entry into World War I, Bergen County is honoring Camp Merritt -- the largest WWI US Army Embarkation Camp in the nation, where more than 1 million soldiers were lodged on their way to and from the battlefields of Europe. Soldiers that were here included Capt. Harry S. Truman, and 3 Medal of Honor awardees: Sgt. Alvin York, the war's most decorated soldier, Pvt. Thomas Neibaur, the first Mormon to receive the Medal of Honor, and Sgt.
Student & New Professional Poster Session
The 2018 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference invites new professionals, undergraduates, and graduate students to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Poster Session to be held June 8, 2018, as part of the annual conference. The conference will take place at Passaic County College in Paterson. Proposals are due Monday March 12, 2018.
Join us as we commemorate the United States’ World War I Centennial by exploring New Jersey’s contributions to the war effort and the international conflict’s impact on the state!
The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is excited to announce its 2017 Annual New Jersey History Conference, “New Jersey and The Great War,” to be held on November 3-4, 2017 at Rowan College at Burlington County and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Please join us at two exciting upcoming events to commemorate October as LGBT History Month at Rutgers University-Newark! For directions and information on parking, click here.
Newark Transgender History with local pioneer Miss Pucci Revlon
Documents Association of New Jersey 2017 Conference – Honoring New Jersey's Military History
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, 8:45 AM – 3 PM
Continental Breakfast at 8:45 AM; Program at 9:30 AM
Location: Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ
Kelsey Complex, 111 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University-Camden invited you to join us for the final historic preservation workshop of the semester, Saturday, November 11.
Space is limited, so register now!
Call for Papers
Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
June 22-24, 2018
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War One, the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Archives, New Jersey State Museum, and the Morris County Heritage Commission will host a day-long New Jersey World War One Road Show on Saturday, October, 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Morris County Library, East Hanover Avenue, in Whippany.
ADMISSION IS FREE.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 13th!
What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations
The fundraising landscape can be a bit of a mystery. What is the difference between a private foundation and a family foundation? What about government grants? And how do corporations fit into the mix? Whether you have a great idea for an exhibit or you want to work with a neighborhood organization on an outreach project, if your building needs a new HVAC system or you want to develop a strategic plan, there could be funding out there to support these kinds of endeavors.