Evening Gloves

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Watch Collections Manager Arthur Benware’s video presentation on one a pair of evening gloves from our collection. Check back for a new video next week.

Ballot Box

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Watch Collections Manager Arthur Benware’s video presentation on our ballot box. Check back for a new video next week. And be sure to vote!!

Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers Exhibit

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We are honored to have loaned from our collections an original letter from Harriet Myers to John Jay II to an exhibit mounted by the Underground Railroad Education Center at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence in Albany New York. Harriet’s handwritten one-page letter is a treasure trove of information about UGRR activism, the role of…

John Jay by John Trumbull

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We usually offer a series of collections-based programming this time of year, but with the historic house closed in response to COVID-19, we are instead highlighting some collections items in a series of short videos. Watch Collections Manager Arthur Benware’s video presentation on our portrait of John Jay by John Trumbull. Check back for a…

Frederick Douglass’ Eulogy of William Jay

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We usually offer a series of collections-based programming this time of year, but with the historic house closed in response to COVID-19, we are instead highlighting some collections items in a series of short videos. Watch Collections Manager Arthur Benware’s video presentation on Frederick Douglass’ Eulogy of William Jay. Check back for a new video…