Freedom on the Move from Cornell University is the first major digital database of fugitive slave ads from North America.
In 1940, a landmark Italian Renaissance exhibition made a stop at the Museum of Modern Art, leading visitors to question its commitment to the contemporary.
The Art of Sound: A Visual History for Audiophiles by Terry Burrows is an illustrated history of recorded sound, from gramophones to the rise of digital.
The Museum of Yesterday is an augmented reality app that excavates the secret histories of Rio de Janeiro, including its major role in the transatlantic slave trade.
A roadside marker in Jordan, New York, will commemorate the former home of 19th-century folk artist and abolitionist Sheldon Peck.
Visitors can read the handwritten 1830 act that was signed by Andrew Jackson and led to the forced removal of indigenous tribes across the United States.
In 1723, a teenaged Benjamin Franklin created his first printing piece, a broadside elegy recently acquired by the University of Pennsylvania.
In October, the Landmarks Preservation Commission opened its new research center where New York City’s archaeological collections are accessible to researchers for the first time.
The Museum of the City of New York opens its first permanent exhibition, an ambitious multimedia journey through 400 years of the city’s turbulent history.
The Mob Museum in Las Vegas explores the jazz, flappers, and mob violence of America’s Prohibition era in a new online exhibition.
Through 86 volumes that span the 15th century to the present, the Grolier Club visualizes the development of modern timekeeping.
Today the beige Stetson hats of the National Parks Service (NPS) will start appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, as the site was declared a national monument on Friday.