Seventh Floor Exhibits

Current Exhibit:

drawings of shaker buildings

November-December 2014

Education and Schools among the Shakers in New York State

Past Exhibits:

illustration of parrots from 'Birds of Australia,' one of the books on exhibit

September-October 2014

Birds Down Under


Cover of a guide to the 1964 World's Fair

July-August 2014

Welcome to the Fair!
The 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs in New York City


Cover of 'Blacks in the United States Army: Portraits through History,' one of the books on display in the exhibit.

May-June 2014

Our Colored Heroes: Black Patriots in an Age of Intolerance


Cover of 'Living on a Little,' one of the cookbooks in the exhibit.

January-February 2014

Cookbooks


Cover of 'The Thousand days,' one of the books about John F. Kennedy in the exhibit.

November-December 2013

Dallas, 11/22/63: 50 Years Later


Poster from the exhibit

October 2013

Monsters of the Stacks: Bigfoot and Beyond


Cover of Life Magazine, featuring the March on Wasington, from the August 2013 seventh floor exhibit.

August-September 2013

March on Washington, 1963 (Comemmorating the 50th anniversary)


Illustration from 'The Lost Merry-GoRound,' part of the July 2013 seventh floor exhibit of children's literature.

July 2013

Children's Literature in New York


Cover from Sunset magazine, part of the June 2013 exhibit on the seventh floor.

June 2013

Sunset Magazine


Robert Livingston, one of the men who played a key role in drafting New York's first constitution.

April-May 2013

New York Constitutional Conventions


Image from the cover of an issue of the 'Industrial Bulletin,' part of the Women Make History exhibit.

March 2013

Women Make History


'Ski New York' winter tourism poster.

January/February 2013

New York State Winter Wonderland


Cover of sheet music for 'Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.'"

December 2012

Music for the Season


Part of page two of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, with the phrase 'forever free' highlighted.

Fall 2012

"With the President's Permission..."
New York Acquires the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation


Ad with the image of a bulldog from an issue of the trade journal 'Tide.'

August to mid-September 2012

The Tide of Advertising and Marketing


Part of an Earth Science exam from 1979, showing a question about a volcanic eruption.

June-July 2012

Regents Exams


Part of an illustration from the National Police Gazette depicting a shooting.

May 2012

National Police Gazette


Cover of sheet music for a composition called 'The Wreck of the Titanic.'

April 2012

Titanic Centennial


Adirondacks poster

March 2012

Adirondacks


Cover of 'the African-American Inventor Series.'

February 2012

African-American Inventors

 


section of a rebus puzzle letter

January 2012

Rebus Puzzles

 


Cover from the December 1926 issue of the magazine The Modern Priscilla.

December 2011

The Modern Priscilla - vintage magazine covers

 


New York State Fair poster

August 2011

New York State Fair

 


Collier's magazine cover

July 2011

Vintage Collier's Magazine Covers

 


Poster of teacher with two students, labelled 'The Teacher serves the nation in war - in peace.'

June 2011

World War II Poster Exhibit


Colored illustration of an orange lily.

May 2011

Botanical Plates from North American Wild Flowers


Capitol building on fire, 1911.

March - April, 2011

1911 - The Capitol Fire and the Burning of the New York State Library


Poster advertising the book 'The Beasts of Tarzan' by Edgr Rice Burroughs.

January-February 2011

Books About Posters and Posters About Books

Last Updated: December 8, 2014