New York State Historian Devin Lander gave this presentation at the 2016 APHNYS Conference in Syracuse. Click on the title to see a PDF file of his PowerPoint slides.
The Fall 2016 APHNYS Conference is now history. Kudos to all for making it a success. APHNYS Fall 2017 conference will be held in Poughkeepsie from October 31-November 2, 2017. Further Information will be forthcoming at the APHNYS Conference page.
Here’s the 2016 APHNYS Meeting Final Program, in case you want to see what types of presentations are held at these conferences.
Also please visit the APHNYS Conference page to see what the different APHNYS regions have planned for meetings this fall and next spring.
The July 2016 issue of the Historian’s Exchange is now available. It includes i membership renewal form. Take a look!
If you are interested in becoming a Registered Historian, go to the updated for more information and the application form for 2017.
And if you know of a local government historian or a friend of local history deserving of recognition, take a look at the APHNYS Awards Program. Historians can be recognized for lifetime achievement, excellence in public history projects, excellence in a military, labor or marine project or publication or for excellence in cooperation and promoting local history. APHNYS also has an award for citizens and government officials who promote, preserve and stimulate interest in New York State History. If you wish to nominate someone, go to the Awards page for further information.