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NCHS Sponsored Lecture. New York State Archivist Thomas Ruller Presents “Remembering New York’s role in the Great War”
October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
NCHS Sponsored Lecture: “Poets can be soldiers: Remembering New York’s role in the Great War”
by New York State Archivist Thomas Ruller
November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of hostilities of World War I, the Great War. New Yorkers played a major role in the war effort, both overseas in the trenches and at home. Thomas Ruller, New York State Archivist will present on New York’s contributions to the war effort, highlighting the stories of several individuals, including the poet Joyce Kilmer, as well as the aftermath of the war and how it affected New York and the lower Hudson Valley region.
Thomas Ruller is the State Archivist of New York a position he has held since November, 2015. Prior to serving as the State Archivist, Tom has held various positions within the State Archives and the State Education Department, beginning in 1988 when he was initially hired as a Senior Archivist in the State Archives. Prior to his service with New York State, Tom worked as an Archivist at the Alabama Department of Archives and History where he had the privilege of visiting every county courthouse in the State as part of a team that developed records management guidance for local governments across Alabama. Tom is also proud of his service as a local government historian, serving as the Deputy City Historian for his hometown of Gloversville, NY in the late 1970’s through 1983.
Registration Recommended | Walk-ins Welcome
Call 914-238-4666 or email email@example.com
Sunday, October 28th, 2 pm
Millwood Fire House
100 Millwood Rd.
Millwood, NY 10546