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African American history is New York State history. In recognition of Black History Month, the New York State Museum presents a variety of educational resources and programs about the experiences of Black New Yorkers that we invite you to explore, including the new exhibition "The Moral Arc Toward Freedom."
The latest episode uncovers a system of Confederate spies, guerillas, and terrorists attempting to wreak havoc on Western New York during the final years of the American Civil War.
Looking for easy-to-access educational activities, videos, and resources for your kids, students, or even just for yourself? Visit this educational one-stop-shop webpage based on NYSM research and collections.
Every 15 Minutes an elephant is killed for the illegal ivory trade. Discover efforts taken by NYS DEC to end black-market ivory trade and protect endangered species.
Briefly on view at the Museum in 2020, the exhibition closed early due to Covid-19. The lenders generously agreed to allow these works to be exhibited online indefinitely, giving viewers the chance to explore the exhibition at their leisure.
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