Four new Directors joined the Society’s Board this spring, bringing valuable new skills and perspectives as we begin our second century. Welcome, Kaleitha Brown, Ashley Coleman, Daniel Crittenden, and W. Renata Dixon!
WHS's new Community History Specialist Sulema DePeyster in the Strong-Howard House garden. My name is Sulema DePeyster, and I am the Community History Specialist at the Windsor Historical Society. My job is to [...]
How can historians and historical societies fulfill their social responsibility to tell more inclusive and accessible stories? And how can the public leverage their stake in this conversation to demand and support more equitable programming? [...]
We aspire to be first in our region to center our history and culture on the lives of racially and ethnically diverse members of our community. We will do this by ensuring that our work is rooted in the history, stories and voices of all community members and that we build our core competence in diversity, equity and inclusion, aligning processes, systems, and structures with its vision.
Join Jamal Jimerson, Founder, Minority Inclusion Project and Managing Partner, Thought Partner Solutions, in a virtual discussion of why it has never been more important for museums like Windsor Historical Society to become more inclusive [...]
They say the best view of some things is through the rearview mirror. How was your 2020? Do you have some special 2020 photos, experiences, or memories you’d like to share? Topics of interest could [...]
Noted Black historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson named the second week in February “Negro History Week” in 1926. He selected this week to correspond with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, which many [...]
Now it is our turn to help bend the arc toward justice. We understand that a town historical society that gives voice to only some of its residents is not fully representing the town’s history, and is not fulfilling its core purpose. Windsor Historical Society will continue its work to become the inclusive organization that this community deserves.