Meet Mike Thornton, Curator of “Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection”
October 28, 2016

Written by Shana Fung   Buzz! Clank! Thud! It’s been a spectacularly noisy week at the New-York Historical Society as an army of Museum staff worked day and night to put everything together for Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection, open Friday, October 28. In the midst of the craziness, we managed…

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Reading into History: Book Wrap Recap and Picture The Dead
December 14, 2012

Hello Families!  We had a wonderful Book Wrap on December 2nd with special guest author Donna Jo Napoli. This book dealt with such tough issues- loss, poverty, immigration, the struggle to fit in- that families were debating ideas right out of the gate. Bravery was a particularly interesting topic of discussion. Is a person brave for…

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