The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.
Founded in 1847, the Academy contains the Institute for Urban Health, home of interdisciplinary research, evaluation, policy, and program initiatives; a world class historical library of medicine and public health and active programming in history, the humanities, and the arts.
New York Transit Museum collects, exhibits, interprets and preserves the history, sociology, and technology of land-based public transportation systems in the NY metropolitan region, past and present, and conduct research and educational programs that make its extensive collection accessible and meaningful to the broadest possible audience.
The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
The Society of Women Engineers has conducted over 75 oral history interviews with its members to document the careers and experiences of women in engineering, as well as the history and growth of the Society. The interviews have been conducted in three separate projects: Profiles of SWE Pioneers Oral History Project, SWE StoryCorps Interviews, and the ongoing SWE Grassroots Oral History Project.