When Government Was the Solution: A Conference on New Deal New York

6/8/2017 - 8 am

The National Jobs for All Coalition, the New York Labor History Project, the Association of Teachers of Social Studies/UFT, and the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY have teamed up to present a conference examining the New Deal’s impact on New York City,… read more

Time: 8:30 am EST
Date: Thu. Jun 8th, 2017
Location: Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, 61 Broadway, New York, New York, 10006
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Registration: http://www.facebook.com/events/1064864290281684/
Event cost: $15

The New Deal’s Legacy in NYC: A New Exhibit at the Roosevelt House


The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College has just opened, The New Deal in New York City, 1933-1943: Posters, Murals, Maps, and Photographs. Charting the New Deal’s evolution and impact in New York, it tells its story through… read more

Date: Thu. May 11th, 2017 - Sat. Aug 19th, 2017
Location: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th St., New York, NY, 10065
Coordinator: Deborah Gardner
Registration: http://www.roosevelthouse.hunter.cuny.edu/tours
Event cost: Free for individuals
Additional info: The exhibit is on view in the southwest parlor and adjacent rooms.

Gracie Mansion 75th anniversary as Mayor’s Residence


Friday, May 26, 2017 is the 75th anniversary of the day Fiorello LaGuardia moved into  historic Gracie Mansion, the first New York mayor to do so.  To mark the occasion, there is a curated installation at the mansion called, “New York 1942”,… read more

Date: Fri. May 26th, 2017 - Fri. May 26th, 2017
Location: East End Avenue at 88th Street, New Yor

Kenneth Hawkins on Minor White’s Portland


The Architectural Heritage Center’s current major exhibit, “Parting Shots: Minor White’s Images of Portland, 1938-1942,” should draw those interested in photography, architectural history, Portland’s history, and the contributions of New Deal-supported work. This beautifully and carefully considered exhibit brings together materials from… read more

Date: Thu. May 18th, 2017 - Sat. May 20th, 2017
Location: Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR, 97214
Coordinator phone: (503) 231-7264
Registration: http://visitahc.org/parting-shots/

What a Deal for Indiana!: The New Deal Legacy in the Hoosier State


Public historian Glory-June Greiff has been researching the work of the New Deal in Indiana and elsewhere for over thirty years. Even though we have lost many of these resources since the New Deal era, hundreds still dot the Hoosier… read more

Date: Tue. Jun 27th, 2017
Location: Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South St, Lafayette, IN, 47901
Coordinator phone: (765) 429-0100
Event cost: Free
Additional info: Glory-June's talk will be held in the Alfred J. and Dorothy N. McAllister Meeting Room B.

Revisiting New York’s New Deal


Join The Living New Deal for our second event celebrating the release of our pocket map of New Deal sites and artworks in New York City. On Thursday, May 18, at the Museum of the City of New York, Mason Williams and Gray… read more

Date: Thu. May 18th, 2017
Location: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave., New York, NY, 10029
Coordinator phone: (212) 534-1672
Registration: http://mcny.org/newdeal
Event cost: $15 and up/$10 for Museum members

A New Deal at UNM


“A New Deal at UNM: Federal Funding Transforms the University of New Mexico in the 1930s” is an exhibit focusing on UNM’s involvement in New Deal programming, as both a recipient of funds and as a location for New Deal-related… read more

Date: Tue. Apr 11th, 2017 - Fri. Aug 4th, 2017
Location: Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections, Zimmerman Library, University of NM, Vimmerman, Albuquerque, NM 87131
Coordinator: Audra Bellmore
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (505) 277-6451
Registration: http://unmevents.unm.edu/site/library/event/exhibit-a-new-deal-at-unm-federal-funding-transforms-the-university-of-new-mexico-in-the-1930s/

New Deal New York: A Living Legacy


Join The Living New Deal in the first of two events celebrating the release of our pocket map of New Deal sites and artworks in New York City. On Thursday, May 11, at the Roosevelt House at Hunter College, William… read more

Date: Thu. May 11th, 2017
Location: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 E. 65th St., New York, NY, 10065
Coordinator phone: (212) 650-3174
Registration: http://community.hunter.cuny.edu/roosevelt-house-pages/the-new-deal-in-new-york-city-05-11-17?srctid=1&erid=3870219&trid=99e8d9e3-c364-4b66-8288-7f574b225ee2

Gray Brechin on the Oroville Dam Disaster


For all of our UK fans out there: Gray Brechin will be a featured speaker at Aberystwyth University, Wales. Gray’s talk, “Sending the Overhead Downstream: Hydraulic Mining and the Oroville Dam Disaster on California’s Feather River,” will examine the latest… read more

Date: Tue. Mar 21st, 2017
Location: Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3FL, UK

Exploring Freedom with Setsuko and Simon Winchester


From The Norman Rockwell Museum: During World War II, the U.S. government opened ten concentration camps to incarcerate 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who had been forcibly removed from the West Coast. In 2015, Setsuko Sato Winchester, a Japanese-American, former… read more

Date: Sat. Mar 25th, 2017
Location: The Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Rd./Rte. 183 Stockbridge, MA. 01262
Coordinator: The Norman Rockwell Museum and Berkshire Magazine
Coordinator phone: (413) 298-4100
Registration: http://www.nrm.org/event/yellow-bowl-project-exploring-freedom-setsuko-sato-winchester-simon-winchester/