In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Civil Defense Volunteer Organization Uniform
Wool, silk, metal
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Cowman's contracting firm, A. T. Cowman & Co., was located at 2 William Street, although he resided in Hyde Park, New York. Cummings was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design (1826), and author of the first history of that institution (1865).
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
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