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Don’t Miss the 38th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series – The Space Between the Notes: The Social Life of Music in Black History on Feb. 17th

The 38th entry in the Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series weaves together the academic and the artistic to explore the social roles of music in black history. Speakers and performers will delve into the history and current state of music in the black diaspora from a variety of angles. At a time when artistic production […]

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New Jersey Historical Commission Board Approves $2.5 Million in Fiscal Year 2018 General Operating Support, Project, and County History Partnership Program Grant Support

Advancing its ongoing effort to support the state’s unique and diverse historical legacy, the New Jersey Historical Commission approved $2.5 million in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 18) grant funding to 81 historical organizations, museums, historic sites, archives, libraries, individuals, and county re-grant agencies across the state. The $2.5 million in FY 18 funding will support […]

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Attention Teachers: Start Planning Lessons Today With Discover NJ History

With the 2017-2018 school year in full-swing, don’t miss out on these unique, informative, and diverse resources to engage students of all levels in New Jersey history From the founding of the state to the 1936 State House Occupation to the lives of Alice Paul and Paul Robeson, DiscoverNJHistory.org offers a diverse assortment of lesson plans, multimedia projects, and […]

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The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is Turning 50! Help Us Celebrate on December 4th in Trenton

Save the Date!  Join us as we celebrate the New Jersey Historical Commission’s 50th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Meeting December 4th, 2017 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Trenton War Memorial Trenton, New Jersey You’re invited! The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special meeting on December 4, 2017 at the Trenton […]

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New Jersey World War One Road Show Coming to Morris County on October 14

Morris County Heritage Commission to Host World War One Road Show on October 14 at the Morris County Library 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 […]

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Don’t Miss “New Jersey and The Great War” – Nov. 3-4 at Rowan College at Burlington County & Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

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 […]

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Are You Prepared? Registration is Open for NJCAR’s Statewide Disaster Planning and Recovery Workshops

  Are you prepared? Can your organization afford not to be? Is that a risk worth taking? The New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, and the New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR), are pleased to present a series of disaster preparedness training for libraries and humanities-collecting institutions. Each […]

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