History Room

Local History Talk: A Bronson Park Vision, for all in Hudson

Program Description: Historic Hudson President, Alan Neumann, discusses the history of the organization’s 25 year advocacy to preserve the only National Historic Landmark in Hudson; the Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate. Date/Time: Thursday, September 23, 6-7:30pm. Registration: Seating is limited for this in-person program, so we encourage you to reserve a seat by emailing …

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Watch: The Mohicans’ Incorporation into the Iroquois League, 1671-1675

On Thursday, June 24, Dr. Evan Haefeli, historian of colonial North America and the Atlantic world at Texas A&M University, discussed the history of the Iroquois Confederacy’s relations with its Indigenous neighbors to the east and south, especially the people of the Hudson Valley, in a joint program with the Hudson Area Library History Room …

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Local History Talk: The Mohicans’ Incorporation into the Iroquois League, 1671-1675

Program Description: Dr. Evan Haefeli, historian of colonial North America and the Atlantic world at Texas A&M University, will discuss the history of the Iroquois Confederacy’s relations with its Indigenous neighbors to the east and south, especially the people of the Hudson Valley. Date/Time: Thursday, June 24, 6-7:30pm Registration: For Zoom registration link click here or …

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Teach Us: a Virtual Listening Party and Community Conversation about Education, Community, Care, and Covid

Program Description: Join Oral History Summer School and the library for a virtual interactive listening party with conversation celebrating educators as they respond to their extraordinary experiences of teaching in the age of Covid-19. Date/Time: Thursday, April 8, 7-8:30pm Registration: For Zoom registration link contact us at 518-828-1792 x106 or info@hudsonarealibrary.org. This event was made …

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WPA poster that reads Work Pays America! Prosperity. Works Progress Administration. Pictures are a man with a rake and a man with a sledgehammer holding hands behind a wheat stalk.

FDR: WPA Federal Art Project

Program Description: Join Jeffrey Urbin educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park, NY who will discuss one of the lesser known aspects of the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Art Project. The Federal Art Project helped to ensure that the American creative spirit continued on in writing, visual arts, dance, and …

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