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Community History Groups  6 listed for: N - R

New York Correction History Society
Documents, photos and other information relating to New York Prisons since 1625. Also an exhibit featuring another NYC mayor who responded to times of crisis and terrorism in 1864...

Place in History
Place in History's mission is to bring together individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds - including urban planners, architects, historians, artists, educators and community members - to create collaborative projects which explore urban themes from multiple perspectives.

Preservation League of New York State
Historical preservation resources and information about NYC and the state at large. Website has many history/preservation links.

Queens Council on the Arts
The mission of the Council is to provide services to cultural organizations and individual artists and to promote Queens' many diverse cultural activities on a county-wide level to the two million residents of the borough, as well as to others either living in or visiting the New York City region. resources and up to date listings of cultural events in and about Queens.

"To retrieve and relocate absent historical narratives at specific locations in the New York City area through counter-monuments, actions, and events. The work is informed by a multicultural re-reading of history which focuses on issues of race, gender, class and sexuality. We choose to create public art because we wanted to expand the audience for art by going outside the confines of the museum and gallery structure."

Richmond Hill Historical Society
The Richmond Hill Historical Society endeavors to preserve the past and promote the future of Richmond Hill through fostering a better appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of its historic heritage as embodied by its architectural legacy and the contributions of its past and present residents. The Richmond Hill Historical Society takes an active leadership or collaborative role in preserving and revitalizing historic Richmond Hill through education and resource exchange to the community o...

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