Category Archives: Education

Masters of the Trowel

Since 1998, Dr. Joseph Diamond, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at SUNY New Paltz,has been leading an Archaeological Field School on Historic Huguenot Street (HHS). Over the past fifteen years, archaeological investigations performed by both undergraduate and graduate students, have yielded … Continue reading

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Glass Plate Negatives

My name is Kaitlin Mitchell and this coming fall I will be a senior at SUNY New Paltz. I am a geography major with a minor in geology. For the summer of 2013, I am interning at Historic Huguenot Street … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: a 19th century photographic journey (photo 14) – “At Attention”

On the Street has been on a short hiatus for the past month, but we’re back.  We’d also like to congratulate Julie Traywick. Julie is the winner of our Photo Friday contest and can redeem her prize for a free … Continue reading

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Tot ziens, À bientôt, See you Later*

This past Sunday I received a BA in History and English during the undergraduate commencement ceremony at SUNY New Paltz. Now that I am thrust into the real world, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with the Past

The world is changing fast. You would think that a historical society could live comfortably in the past, worrying only about events, places and people that existed centuries ago. But that’s not the case. Historic Huguenot Street, as well as … Continue reading

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Consider the Source

My name is Kristina Cummings. I am a Junior at SUNY New Paltz and this semester I am interning at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz. I was given an interesting task last week – an exercise in what training … Continue reading

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An Experience Like No Other..

My name is Jessica Breitman and I am a senior at SUNY New Paltz. This week I will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. In today’s seemingly hopeless economy, the odds of getting a job straight … Continue reading

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