Start

Thu

,

Aug 25

1:00 pm

End

Thu

,

Aug 25

2:00 pm

How

Virtual

Location

Aug

25

Fact and Fiction in Local History Research

Start

Thu

,

Aug 25

1:00 pm

End

Thu

,

Aug 25

2:00 pm

How

Virtual

Location

“Local history” research pursues the textures, details, and character that flesh out a specific time and place in history. Writers, biographers, historians, filmmakers, genealogists, academics, podcasters, armchair enthusiasts – really anyone looking to probe the mysterium of the heretofore – regularly come to the Milstein Division at NYPL to research local history. Research strategies can seem unwieldy: where do you start? Resources take a multitude of forms: how are they useful? Attend “Fact and Fiction in Local History Research” and become a better historian of what now was once and where at the county and neighborhood level.

More upcoming events:

Aug 18

6:00 pm
Tour

Beyond Brownstone (In-person tour)

Municipal Art Society of New York
Learn more →

Aug 19

8:00 pm
Special Event

Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: The Cuban Khaleeji Project

Little Island
Learn more →

Aug 26

10:00 am
Family

Community Paddle

Bronx River Alliance
Learn more →

Aug 27

11:00 am
Tour

Masters of the Garden

Grace Farms
Learn more →

Aug 28

10:00 am
Tour

Historic Chatham Square and Secrets of The "Jews Burying Ground"

Museum at Eldridge Street
Learn more →
Register
Dates
Aug 25

-

Aug 25
Time
1:00 pm
(ET)

-

2:00 pm
(ET)
Partner
How
--
Where
Tags
Talk

Aug 25

-

Aug 25

Fact and Fiction in Local History Research

Dates
Aug 25

-

Aug 25
Time
1:00 pm
(ET)

-

2:00 pm
(ET)
Partner
How
--
Where
Tags
--