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July 2019

Donald T. Pomeroy Lecture – The Craftsman City: Syracuse’s Arts and Crafts Heritage

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

This program, with OHA Curator of History Robert Searing, explores the great traditions that developed early in the 20th century that made Syracuse a center for the national Arts & Crafts Movement. The lecture reviews the story of Gustav Stickley, but also touches on the contributions of local architect Ward Wellington Ward, stained glass craftsman Henry Keck and the artists at Syracuse China. Tuesday, July 23rd at noon in the auditorium at 321 Montgomery Street. This event is free and…

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August 2019

Tonto Revisited: Native American Stereotypes Gallery Opening Reception

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

For generations the portrayal of Native Americans has been one of menacing warriors wielding tomahawks, knives and bows and arrows. This imagery was found in posters, advertisements, toys, sports logos and more. On their own, these items can seem harmless, however, when put together, the destructive nature of the imagery is apparent. Tom Huff’s collection of stereotypical “Indian Kitch,” brought together in one exhibit, will help to dispel the myths surrounding Native Americans and encourage a new understanding of Indigenous…

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Dan Abrams & David Fisher Book Signing & Talk at the Onondaga County Courthouse

August 13 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Onondaga County Courthouse, 401 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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$20 – $70 88 tickets left

The Onondaga Historical Association is honored to present a Book Signing & Talk with Dan Abrams & David Fisher at the Onondaga County Courthouse on August 13th from 4 - 5:30 pm, to discuss their newest best-selling book, Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy. Hosted in the courtroom in which the trial took place, Abrams & Fisher will discuss topics and themes from their book. Both authors will be available to sign books for a…

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Donald T. Pomeroy Lecture Series – Ideal Women: Gender, Domesticity, and Beauty in the Gilded Age, with Professor Mary Ann Calo

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

On Wednesday, August 21st at noon, join us at the Onondaga Historical Museum Auditorium at 321 Montgomery Street in downtown Syracuse for a presentation titled "Ideal Women: Gender, Domesticity, and Beauty in the Gilded Age" by Mary Ann Calo, author and Batza Professor of Art and Art History, Emerita, Colgate University. This is part of the Donald T. Pomeroy Lecture Series. The presentation is in conjunction with the exhibit, From Gilded to Gustav: Victorian and Arts & Crafts Eras in…

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September 2019

Film and Lecture by Steven Newcomb on the Doctrine of Discovery

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

On September 12th from 7 - 9 pm, the Skä·noñh- Great Law of Peace Center will host Steve Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape), a recognized, leading Indigenous scholar who has studied and educated about the doctrine of Christian discovery for decades. As a dedicated Historian specializing in Indigenous Law, for this event, he will “Decode the Doctrine of Christian Discovery” both in person and through a film screening of a video which he co-produced titled The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code.

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OHA Book Club – “Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs”

September 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202

Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs by Robert Kanigel. Ms. Jacobs was a writer and urban planning activist in NYC. She wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities. The first major biography of the irrepressible woman who changed the way we view and live in cities, and whose influence is felt to this day. Jane Jacobs was a phenomenal woman who wrote seven groundbreaking books, saved neighborhoods, stopped expressways, was arrested twice, and engaged in thousands…

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Berkeley Park Stories Ghostwalk Weekend One (September 27 & 28)

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - September 28 @ 8:00 pm
Edward Smith K-8 School, 1106 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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$15 312 tickets left

Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray individuals from Onondaga County’s past. This fall, in celebrating the centennial of Edward Smith K-8 School, our Ghostwalk will take place in the Berkeley Park Neighborhood where the school is located. You won't want to miss touring the tree-lined streets and meeting fascinating personalities from the Salt City’s past as they tell their stories from the…

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October 2019

Celebrating the Life, Legacy & Stories of the late Chief Irving Powless Jr.

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States

Everyone is invited to share remembrances and stories of the life, work, and wisdom of Chief Irving Powless, Jr., Beaver Clan. His friends and family will share their stories of Irv and everyone who knew him is welcome to join in. Irv was a teacher, a historian and story-teller, a LaCrosse Player, a humorist, a WW2 US Navy Veteran, a lover of life and tireless fighter for justice for the Onondaga and all Indigenous peoples. The event starts at 7:00…

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Berkeley Park Stories Ghostwalk Weekend Two (October 4 & 5)

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - October 5 @ 8:00 pm
Edward Smith K-8 School, 1106 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
$15 318 tickets left

Historic Ghostwalks presented by the Onondaga Historical Association are led by guides to locations in neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries where actors in costume portray individuals from Onondaga County’s past. This fall, in celebrating the centennial of Edward Smith K-8 School, our Ghostwalk will take place in the Berkeley Park Neighborhood where the school is located. You won't want to miss touring the tree-lined streets and meeting fascinating personalities from the Salt City’s past as they tell their stories from the…

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Our Glorious Workplaces 2019: Hofmann Sausage Company at the Dome at Syracuse University

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States
$200 350 tickets left

We're excited to announce that Our Glorious Workplaces 2019 will be a celebration of the Hofmann Sausage Company's 140 anniversary! Hofmann recipes were born in Germany and raised in Syracuse, New York since 1879. Five generations helped build this company into an empire. For 140 years, Hofmann has called Syracuse home. As a company, they are committed to being good stewards of our community, supporting a variety of causes, engaging our neighborhoods, and encouraging success for our city for all…

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