The installation will remain on display for several months as a reminder to celebrate Black communities all year long. [Read more…] about Black History Exhibit At Rome Historical Society
New Exhibits in New York State
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RADwood, the original 1980s and 1990s automotive lifestyle brand is partnering with the Saratoga Automobile Museum to showcase iconic cars of the era alongside period fashion, music, memorabilia, and endless nostalgia, with a new exhibit opening April 1st. [Read more…] about 80s & 90s Cars Highlight Saratoga Auto Museum Exhibit
Nine paintings from the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s collection of artwork by Richard Stone Reeves will be on display in the Museum’s Link Gallery beginning Wednesday, March 9th. The Paintings of Richard Stone Reeves will be exhibited through 2022. [Read more…] about Richard Stone Reeves Paintings Exhibit at Museum of Racing
Featuring 59 original Windfield Designs pieces from Folklife Center collections, including 8 objects from the Abby & Will Csaplar Lake George Collection, the exhibit showcases coin banks, recipe card houses, a music box, historic building façades, and miniatures. A timeline of the company is also featured. [Read more…] about Windfield Designs Exhibit Opens At Glens Falls Folklife Center
The Oneida County History Center has announced “Vintage Victorian Valentines,” a pop-up exhibit featuring Victorian era and vintage valentines from the History Center collections, on display through March 5th. [Read more…] about Vintage Victorian Valentines in Utica
The life and works of influential Black artist and master printer Robert Blackburn (1920-2003), whose innovation and expertise with the medium helped define the overall aesthetic of the American graphics “boom,” will be highlighted in this new Smithsonian exhibition at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, NY. [Read more…] about New Exhibit on Black Master Printmaker Robert Blackburn in Glens Falls
The National Lighthouse Museum new exhibit, “Lighthouses of Great Britain: A Rare Exhibit of Antique Prints,” curated by Danielle Mann and featuring a selection of antique prints of lighthouses from Great Britain, past and present, is on display through Sunday, March 13th. [Read more…] about Lighthouses of Great Britain: A Rare Exhibit in Staten Island
The Saratoga County History Center, in partnership with the Saratoga County History Roundtable, has announced the opening of a new exhibit at Brookside Museum in Ballston Spa, NY, to celebrate Black History Month: “Black Experiences in Saratoga County, 1750-1950.” [Read more…] about Black Experiences in Saratoga County, 1750- 1950 (New Exhibit)
Lemmon v. New York, or Lemmon v. The People (1860) was a freedom suit begun in 1852 with a petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The case brought up questions about the legality of slavery within the United States , especially challenging the slavery laws between the northern and southern states.
While relocating to Texas by way of New York State, Virginia enslavers Jonathan and Juliet Lemmon brought to the city of New York eight enslaved people. They made up two family groups, each headed by a young woman: the first was Emiline (age 23), Edward (age 13), brother of Emiline; and Amanda (age 2), daughter of Emiline. The second was Nancy (age 20); Lewis (age 16), brother of Nancy; Lewis and Edward (age 7), sons of Nancy; and Ann (age 5), daughter of Nancy.
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