A History of New York in 50 Objects!

Dear Commons Community Sam Roberts of the New York Times has compiled a list of 50 objects (see below) that tell the story of New York City.  Inspired by “A History of the World in 100 Objects,” the British Museum’s BBC radio series and book, historians and museum curators were recruited to identify 50 objects […]

A Recap of the Republican National Convention!

Dear Commons Community, We heard lots of news and reviews of the Republican National Convention this past week.  Here is a quick recap: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac wreaked havoc with the schedule forcing the four day event into three days.  In the interests of safety this was a good decision. Ann Romney was effective in portraying […]