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October 1997


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Stefan Bielinski <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 17 Oct 1997 12:52:51 -0400
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New York State History Month

Six Regional Authors and their Histories

Museum Theater
Cultural Education Center

November 5:     noon     Peopling Colonial New York: The Multicultural Roots of the Empire State
                    Stefan Bielinski, New York State Museum

        8pm     Mayor Corning: Albany Icon, Albany Enigma
                     Paul Grondahl, The Times Union

November 12:    noon    The Mohicans and Their Land, 1609-1730
                     Shirley W. Dunn, author and lecturer

        8pm     Chronicles of Lake George: Journeys in War and Peace
                    Russell Bellico, Westfield State College

November 19:    noon    In Mohawk Country: Early Narratives About a Native People
                     Charles T. Gehring, New Netherland Project, New York State Library

        8pm     The Rise of Organized Crime Upstate in the 1920s and 30s
                     John Conway, Sullivan County Historian

          Earlier this year, the governor signed into law a bill designating November as New York State History
Month. This program features recently published or forthcoming books on New York State history and is
sponsored by the New York State Regional Publishers Association, New York State Writers Institute, New York
State Historical Association, and the State Education Department.  Visit the New York State History Month website
at www.nysha.org/nyhistorymonth

           Books on New York State by these and other authors will be available for purchase at the theater thru the
New York State Museum Shop.  Lectures are free and are open to the public.  For more information call (518)