City Artifacts Monday, September 11, 2017

Civil Defense During the Cold War

See how New Yorkers prepared for a nuclear attack during the Cold War through objects in the Museum’s Manuscripts and Ephemera collection, including a 1950s-era Civil Defense kit.
City Artifacts Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Presenting, the Ephemera Collection

The Museum is pleased to announce the completion of Illuminating New York City History through Material Culture, the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project to process, catalog, digitize, and rehouse the Ephemera collections.
City Artifacts Monday, November 14, 2016

Lenape Ceremonial Club

A close reading of the ceremonial Lenape Club, one of the many fascinating objects featured in our New York at its Core exhibition.
City Artifacts Monday, November 14, 2016

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

In this guest post, Lisa Keller explores how a 1911 tragedy galvanized support for labor reform and worker's rights in New York City.
City Artifacts Monday, November 14, 2016

The Apple Peeler and Corer

As part of our featured object series that explores key artifacts from the New York at its Core exhibition, we asked Hasia Diner to reflect on the Apple Peeler and Corer, on loan from the Lower East Side appetizing store, Russ & Daughters.