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Playing and Learning in the DiMenna Children’s History Museum: Newsies!

Over the past year, I’ve watched families play our digital games and interactives in the DiMenna Children’s History Museum (DCHM). At the DCHM, we believe that people can learn about history by both playing and creating games. Part of my responsibility as a Floor Manager is making sure everyone has a fun and educational experience. [...]

Blast From the Past: Newsboy Strike of 1899

  In the month of July, in 1899, an organized group of children stopped the city! Hundreds of boys and girls who sold newspapers on the streets of New York marched onto the Brooklyn Bridge and other places around the city in order to put a halt to traffic and other businesses. They were fed [...]

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