Today in 1888 A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover.
Blog Entries by N-YHS President & CEO Louise Mirrer
When Art Framed War
Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors." Louise Mirrer http...