Rosie the Riveter has become a symbol of feminine strength, but she first entered American consciousness in the music of composer John Jacob Loeb.
The New York Historical Society explores “The First Jewish Americans - Freedom and Culture in the New World” in a new exhibit.
Revisiting “The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld” Exhibit now at the New York Historical Society was akin to a reunion with famous “friends.” Among its treasures: a 1964 image of Mostel as Tevye, a caricature montage of “the 9 Old Men of The Supreme Court of 1937” a jaw-dropping 75 strong Who’s Who of Hollywood stars, a visceral rendition of “The Miracle Worker” ‘s Anne Bancroft with an almost, “audible” Patty Duke , plus his signature N.Y. Times’ Broadway opening montages with the hidden “Ninas.”
Harold Holzer helped assemble ‘Lincoln and the Jews,’ a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society. He talks about Lincoln’s unusual affinity for a tiny American minority.
An exhibit of more than 100 artifacts compose a moving exhibition at the New York Historical Society that marks the centennial of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.