The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 on View at New York Historical Society



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In a new exhibition, the New York Historical Society takes a deep-dive into the causes, progression, and consequences of the Vietnam War. Currently on view, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 displays more than 300 artifacts, photographs, artworks, documents, films, and interactive digital media from a time in American history that transformed society.

The exhibition will be on view throughout a 3,000 square-foot gallery and include interpretive displays, digital media, artwork, artifacts , photographs, and documents. Topics such as the Cold War, the draft, military campaigns initiated by both sides, growth of the antiwar movement, and the role of the president will be portrayed in both film and image, along with the exhibition’s illustrated companion book. it will also include a website with web-only images and features. Explore theĀ New York Historical Society Museum & Library site for more topics of interest.


The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 will be on view through April 22, 2018 at New York Historical Society, located at 170 Central Park West at 77th Street.