Support for this exhibition at The New York Public Library has been provided by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Corporate support in New York has been provided by
This web page is made possible by Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III and the Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation, Inc. in memory of Ruth and Seymour Klein.
Closed Sundays* and for
Columbus Day, October 8
Veterans Day, November 12
Thanksgiving Day, November 22
Christmas Day, December 25
New Years Day, January 1
*On one Sunday only, November 18, the exhibition will be on view 11a.m. 5p.m.
| The Emancipation
Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, will be on view for
the following four days:
Friday, November 16, 10a.m.6p.m.
Saturday, November 17, 10a.m.6p.m.
Monday, November 19, 10a.m.6p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 11a.m.5p.m.
Every day at 12:30 and 2:30p.m.
For groups of ten or more
Gordon Wood: "The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin"
October 23 at 6p.m.
Eric Foner: "The Civil War and the Transformation of American Freedom"
November 13 at 6p.m.
Kenneth Jackson: "Immigrant Metropolis: New York as America's Empire City"
January 15 at 6p.m
The Publics Treasures: Americana from
The New York Public Library
series is co-sponsored by The
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. For further information
about this series, visit the Public
Education Program website or call 212.930.0855.
American Originals (128 pp., National Archives Trust Fund Board and the University of Washington Press, 2001) by Stacey Bredhoff, with an introduction by historian Douglas Brinkley and more than 100 full-color illustrations, is available for a limited time at The Library Shop.
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Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. All rights reserved.