The New York State Archives have announced the recipients of their Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program, which supports advanced work on New York State history, government, or public policy using historical records in the Archives.
This donor-supported program honors the New York State Archivist who managed the dramatic development of the State Archives between 1981 and 1995.
This years recipients are:
Tera Agyepong, Assistant Professor, History Department, DePaul University
Contested Childhoods: Juvenile Justice and the State Training School for Girls in Hudson, 1904-1975
Nicholas Croggon, Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University
The Utopian Moment: Experimental Video Practices in the 1970s
Leigh-Anne Francis, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, The College of New Jersey
Jane Crow (In)Justice: Race, Crime and Punishment in New York State, 1893-1933
Stephen Leccese, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University
“Soldiers as Strikebreakers: Attitudes of U.S. Servicemen towards Their Role in Industrial Violence, 1877-1900”
Gustave A. Lester, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
Mineral Lands, Mineral Empires: Geology and Capitalism in the Atlantic World, 1780-1880
Daniel London, Ph.D. Candidate, New York University
On What Grounds: The Public Cost of Private Growth in Metropolitan New York, 1880-1940
Benjamin Rohr, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago
The Logic of Office Holding in New York, 1777-1821
Benjamin Schneider, D.Phil. Candidate, University at Oxford
Technological Change and Living Standards
Dillon Luke Streifeneder, Ph.D. Candidate, The Ohio State University
“That Justice May be More Conveniently Obtained”: Access to the Law, War, and the Rise of the State in Eighteenth Century New York
The New York State Archives are located at 222 Madison Avenue, in Albany. More information is available on their website.
Photo of Albany Cultural Education Center, which houses the State Museum, Archives and Library.