Woodrow Wilson on Race and Gender

Ocean County Library, Barnegat Branch. Reading discussion on the impact of Woodrow Wilson’s domestic policies related to gender and racial rights.

Presidents, Politics, and Poems: Inaugural Poetry and the American Presidency

Rutgers Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy (New Brunswick). Reading of poems commissioned for U.S. presidential inaugurations coupled with a discussion on the context in which they were created and the images that they convey.

Oral History – Race and Identity in Trenton

Passage Theatre Company (Trenton)
Collection, public reading, and discussion of oral histories on the topic of race and identity in Trenton

Child Indentures as Social Welfare Exhibit

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (Madison)

Exhibit, catalog, and related programs exploring the social, cultural, and legal context surrounding the historical American practice of placing out orphans as indentured servants in the nineteenth century.


American Civil War: Pols and Generals

Camden County College, Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility (Blackwood). Six-part lecture series on military and political leadership during the U.S. Civil War, including supplementary living history and music presentations. Teachers will be invited to attend the series in association with a free course on the subject.

America’s First Military Academy: General Henry Knox at Pluckemin, New Jersey

Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House (Bedminster). Creation of a 10-15 minute narrated 3D digital animation of the first American military academy, established by General Henry Knox in 1778 in Pluckemin, New Jersey. The completed product will be available onsite, online, and presented at a series of public events.

Envisioning Europe: Tyranny and Freedom in History, Literature, and Film

The College of New Jersey, Center for Global Engagement (Ewing). Year-long lecture and film series examining historic conflicts between tyranny and democratic values in Europe and the representation of these conflicts in literature and film.

The Rule Documentary Film

Renaissance Newark Foundation, Inc. (Newark). Completion of a 90-minute documentary film on the history of Newark Abbey and it school, Saint Benedict’s Prep, exploring its potential to serve as a model for social justice in other inner cities. Film is intended for national PBS broadcast, educational distribution, and use at public events.

Struggle Without End: New Jersey and the Civil War

Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives (New Brunswick). Exhibit, catalog, and related programming exploring the history of the Civil War in New Jersey from the perspective of ordinary soldiers and civilians. A permanent digital exhibit will also be launched.

Jacqueline Kennedy’s Historic Preservation Legacy – 40 Years Later

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jacqueline Kennedy's Historic Preservation Legacy - 40 Years Later
Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood NJ
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