Friends of New Jersey History:
As we make the transition from the summer months to what promises to be an exciting and eventful fall for the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC), we welcome you to enjoy our “End of Summer 2017” newsletter. Inside you’ll find a wealth of information on the following programs and upcoming events:
**FREE** Professional Development Opportunity at Monmouth University
Historic Wood Window Restoration, Identification, and Maintenance
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
Keynote, Mark Lender, Professor Emeritus of History, Kean University, Morning at Monmouth 28 June 1778: Charles Lee and the Opening Rounds—What Really Happened?
The New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, and the New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR), will present a series of disaster preparedness training for libraries and humanities-collecting institutions. Each two-session workshop will take place in three locations in the state: north, central, and south.
The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with the New Jersey Historic Trust, offers Capital Preservation Grants, up to $15,000, available to nonprofit organizations for repair and restoration projects. The grants require a one-to-one match from the grant recipient.
Eligible applicants must have a 501(c)3 IRS designation. Schools and religious congregations are not eligible to apply.
Audience and Evaluation Workshops - Learning Labs I & II
The recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the reinvigorated debates over Confederate monuments reminded me of a story I had come across some time ago and am looking to reexamine for a possible article in Garden State Legacy.
The Monmouth University Department of History and Anthropology is pleased to announce a new undergraduate minor in public history. The minor consists of 15 credits. Required courses are HS 212: Introduction to Public History; HS 312: Oral History; and HS 317: Museum and Archives Management Basics. Students also select 6 credits from an approved menu.