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How a Colonial Relic Became a Civil War Memento: Tracing Object History in the Silver Collection

Over the course of digitizing the Museum’s silver collection, we’ve come across many objects with storied histories, but not many can weave a historical path through our collection with the … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bringing the American Civil War to high school students

This spring the Collections Department has been collaborating with our colleagues in the¬†Frederick A.O. Schwarz Center to use archival material to support education programming. The City Museum developed¬† Surpass! a … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

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