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Exhibitions

Witnesses to History: Three Centuries of War on the Home Front

April 17, 2018
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September 09, 2018
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Showcasing documents from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Witnesses to History: Three Centuries of War on the Home Front highlights the experiences of three extraordinary women who kept the home fires burning when their husbands went to war. The letters written by Lucy Knox (American Revolution), Mary Epperly (Civil War), and Sylvia Weiner (World War II) demonstrate how war affected families.   

Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, the Seymour Neuman Endowed Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. WNET is the media sponsor.

 

Media sponsor:
WNET

Creative: Tronvig Group