2005 What's New Archives
 The final article for this year "A New Bicycle Skirt 1893 " has been posted to the Fashion Center Section of the New York City Main Directory 12/31/05.
 The article "The Tontine Building 1852" has been posted to the Architecture section of the New York City Main Directory 12/31/05.
 The article "Mr. Grim's Account of the Great Fire, August 3, 1778 has been posted to the Manhattan sub-section of the Five Boroughs section of the New York City Main Directory 12/31/05.
 The article  "Jewish Knowledge A-Z Ltr. E has been posted to the Ethnic Groups section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The following article "The Sweating System Pre-1900" has been posted to the Tenement Living Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The article  "Jewish Knowledge A-Z Ltr. D has been posted to the Ethnic Groups section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 "Why They Demand A Vote 1894" and Working For Woman Suffrage 1894" has been added to the Vote Related Information Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The article "Work of Society Women For Equal Coverage 1894" has been posted to the Vote Related Information Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The following articles "Society Women Want Votes 1894 "and "Seeking the Right To Vote 1894" have been posted to the Vote Related Information Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 "Election In Politics" and "Suffrage Information" have been posted to the Vote Related Information Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The following articles "Vote and Voter" and "The Voting Machine" have been posted to the Vote Related Information Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05.
 The following articles "Ballot" and  "Corrupt Practices Regarding Public Elections" have been posted to the Vote Related Information section of the NYC Main Directory 12/29/05
 The following article " The Campaign of 1779 " has been posted to the Military Section of the NYC Main Directory, under the title of "The Military Unpreparedness of the U.S. 12/17/05.
 The following article " The Campaign of 1778 " has been posted to the Military Section of the NYC Main Directory, under the title of "The Military Unpreparedness of the U.S.  12/17/05.
 The article "The Duties of the Maid Servants In The Wealthy Homes" has also been added to the Occupation Section of the NYC Main Directory 12/13/05.
 The article "The Duties of Male Servants In The Wealthy Homes" has been added to the Occupation Section of the NYC Main Directory. 12/13/05.
 The article "Mr. Grim's Account of the Great Fire 1776" has been posted to the sub-section: Disasters/Tragedies of Manhattan found in the Five Boroughs section of the NYC Main Directory 12/13/05.
 To the Entertainment Section of the NYC Main Directory, under sub-section: Dance has been posted the article "Social Amusements in the Olden Time in New York Early 1800s. 12/13/05
 Parts I and II of the article "Derivation Of The Names of Streets In The City Of New York 1869 has been posted to the sub-section: Famous Streets In Manhattan of the Five Boroughs Section in the New York City Main Directory 12/13/05.
The article "Hackney Coaches, Carriages and Cabs 1869 has been posted to the Transportation section of the New York City Main Directory 12/13/05
 The article "Presidential Papers Regarding the Custom House in New York has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the New York City Main Directory under the Manhattan sub-section of Miscellaneous 12/13/05.
 Parts I, II and III of the article "Newspaper Correspondence On Public Matters In NYC from 1704-1708 has been added to the Communications Section of the New York City Main Directory 12/13/05.
 The article "Jewish Dietary Laws has been posted to the Ethnic Group Section of the NYC Main Directory 11/26/05.
 The following article " The Campaign of 1777 " has been posted to the Military Section of the NYC Main Directory, under the title of "The Military Unpreparedness of the U.S. 11/26/05.
 The article "List of Attorneys 1817 has been added to the Legal System section of the NYC Main Directory 11/25/05.
 The article "Imprisonment For Debt 1788" has been added to the Crime & Punishment section of the NYC Main Directory 11/25/05.
 The article "Suggestions As To The Fire Department A Century Since" was added to the City Government section of the NYC Main Directory 11/25/05.
 The article "Family Record of the Rapelje" has been added to the Five Boroughs Section of NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The article "Indian Deeds 1645" has been added to the Real Estate section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The Article "Watch and Police Regulations In NYC 1676 has been posted to the City Government section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The article "City Affairs 1665-1672 has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The article "Particulars of the Riot 1665" has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 Mementos of the Olden Time Parts I & II has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The article "Jewish Knowledge A-Z Ltr. C has been posted to the Ethnic Groups section of the NYC Main Directory 11/23/05.
 The following articles have been posted to the Military Section of the NYC Main Directory, under the title of "The Military Unpreparedness of the U.S." "Author's Preface", "Introduction", "The War of the Revolution", and the Campaign of 1776 11/23/05.
 The article "The Patterers" has been posted to the Occupation Section of the NYC Main Directory 11/06/05.
 The following articles have been posted to the Sub-section titled  Civil War of the Military Section of the NYC Main Directory. "Roster By Classes of the Georgetown Men In The Federal Service In the Civil War Part II." Also "Introduction: Georgetown University and the Civil War Parts I, II, and III. 11/06/05
 The article "Jewish Knowledge A-Z Ltr. B has been posted to the Ethnic Groups section of the NYC Main Directory. 11/05/05.
 The article "Jewish Knowledge A-Z  Ltr. A  has been posted to the Ethnic Groups section of the NYC Main Directory. 11/04/05.
 The section of New York City Weather/Natural Disasters with 12 articles has been posted to the NYC Main Directory.  I guess Mr. Philander Johnson called it as he saw it  "Oh, what a blamed uncertain thing this pesky weather is; It blew and snew and then it thew, and now, by jing, it's friz"  Philander Johnson, 1895  10/31/05
 The article "Roster By Classes of the Georgetown Men in the Federal Service in the Civil War Part I" has been posted to the Military section of the NYC Main Directory. A special section has been created under Civil War for the Book "Blue and Gray: Georgetown University and the Civil War. Compiled and Published by the Georgetown University Alumni Association, Inc. in Washington, D.C. 10/18/05
 "The Churches and The Clergy" has been posted to the worship section of the NYC Main Directory. 10/16/05.
 "A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Parts I and II have been posted to the Business Matters section of the NYC Main Directory. This article refers to the Henry N. Smith and William Heath & Co. failure. 10/16/05.
 The article "Gambling Houses: A Vice" has been added to the Crime and Punishment Section of the NYC Main Directory 10/16/05.
 "The Thieves of New York City 1868" has been added to the Crime and Punishment Section of the NYC Main Directory 10/16/05.
 "Struggles of the Poor Working Girls 1868 " has been added to the section: Tenement Life of the NYC Main Directory 10/16/05.
 Part IV of the series "A Historical Tour of Bond Street" has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory Parts V-IX remain to be done. 10/15/05.
 The first of a series of Chapters on "The Military Unpreparedness of the United States: Colonial Period " has been posted to the Military Section of the NYC main directory 10/15/05.
 Part III of the series "A Historical  Tour of Bond Street" has been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory  Parts IV-IX remain to be done. 10/14/05
 The Article "List of Advertising Agents In NYC 1930 " has been posted to the Directory section of the NYC  main directory 10/14/05
The Holidays In New York 1868 has been posted to the Suggestion Box section of the NYC Main Directory under Ethnic Holidays. The article mentions the holidays that everyone celebrates in general. 9/24/05
"The articles of a series "A Historical Tour of Bond Street Parts I and II have been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the New York City Main Directory. Parts III-IX will be done in the near future. 9/24/05.
 A new section has been added to the New York City Main Directory under the title of "Suggestion Box". We welcome your contributions of Web Links of Genealogical and Historical importance, famous quotations, and share with us your ethnic traditions and holidays. The names of the contributors will be posted . 9/24/05.
"The Press In New York 1868" has been added to the Communications Section under Sub-section: Newspapers in the NYC Main Directory 9/24/05.
The Article "The Public Schools 1868" has been added to the Education section of the NYC Main Directory 9/24/05
"Business In New York 1868 has been added to the Business Matters Section of the NYC Main Directory 9/24/05
The article "St. Mark's Place, Manhattan Pre-1922 has been added to the Five Boroughs Section of the NYC Main Directory 9/24/05.
The article "Modes Of Travel 1868" has been added to the Transportation Section of the New York City Main Directory 9/23/05.
The article "The City Government: Sadly Managed Pre-1868" has been added to the City Government Section of the New York City Main Directory 9/23/05.
Evolution of the Ferry-Boat 1692-1890 By Fletcher Dubois has been posted to the Transportation Section of the New York City Main Directory 9/22/05.
The article "Early Transportation in The City of New York Pre-1911" has been posted to the Transportation Section of the New York City Main Directory 9/22/05.
"Old Mansions of the West Bronx Pre-1922 Parts I & II have been posted to the Five Boroughs Section of the New York City Main Directory 9/22/05.
The article "Events That Took Place in New York Regarding The Presidents " has been posted to the Vote Section of the New York City Main Directory. 9/18/05.
Another new section has been added to the New York City Main Directory with the title of "List of Articles by Sections." This is a summary of all the articles that have been transcribed and posted to the New York City Section of thehistorybox.com 9/18/05.
The articles  "Memorandum of Absences of the Presidents of the United States From the National Capital During Each of the Several Administrations, and Of Public and Executive Acts Performed During the Time of Such Absences.1789-1861" and "Presidents Born In New York" have been added to the Vote Section of the New York City Main Directory  9/18/05
A new section has been added to the New York City Main Directory with the title of " Finding Aids:"  the information in this section is to assist you in locating manuscripts, papers, collections and records of Authors, Individuals, Publishers, Institutions and Organizations. 9/18/05
A printer friendly version for the three sections of The Riots of New York City has been posted for your convenience  8/29/05
For your convenience, a printer friendly version has been posted to the panics section of the New York City Main Directory 8/24/05.
Irish Pioneers of New York City has been added to two sections: Five Boroughs and Ethnic in the New York City Main Directory 8/22/05
Two articles have been added to the Five Boroughs Section of the New York City Main Directory "History Told In Tablets" and "Historical Explorations In New York City." 8/21/05
The article "Manhattan's Parks & Squares Pre-1885 has been added to the section of Parks, Squares and Recreation 8/21/05
"Camp Life of the Soldiers of New York During The Revolution" has been added to the American Revolution sub-section of the New York City Military section.
List of Carpenters and Builders In New York City 1930 has been added to the Directories Section of the New York City Main Directory 8/21/05
The article "New York In The Great World War of 1917," has been added to the Military and 5 Boroughs section of the New York City Main Directory 8/20/05
The article "When Washington Was In New York," has been added to the Manhattan Sub-Section of the Five Boroughs Section in the New York City Main Directory and to the Vote section.  8/20/05
Three new articles have been added to the Fifth Avenue Section, of the New York City Main Directory: "Fifth Avenue 1869," "The Mansions Along Fifth Avenue 1882," and the "Changing of Fifth Avenue." 8/20/05
The article "Wall Street: The Great Financial Center of America Parts I and II" have been added to the Wall Street Section of the New York City Main Directory 8/18/05
An interesting article in three parts "The Huguenot Migration In Europe and America, Its Cause and Effects Parts I-III has been added to the section of Worship 8/16/05
The article "American Seaman's Friend Society: Institution and Timeline 1859" has been posted to the Section of Clubs and Societies 7/30/05
Another new feature which we are happy to present is the Historybox Radio. Music of quiet moods,  classical as well as your choice of jazz or swing , while you browse thehistorybox.com  6/13/05
All three parts of the Riots of New York City have been completed and posted to that section 6/11/05
A new feature has been added to thehistorybox.com "Live Chat" an opportunity to talk with Miriam Medina, site Administrator. Ask questions pertaining to the site, or research and she will do her best to answer them.  6/02/05
The Literary Section of the New York City Main Directory has been completed and posted  5/29/05
The article Hotel Life in New York City 1868 has been posted to the section of Hotels, Apartments 5/19/05
The New York City Historical Tid-Bits has been completed and posted to the New York City Main Directory 5/19/05
The article Flats, Boarding Houses Pre: 1900 has been posted to Hotels, Apartment Houses section. 5/15/05
List of NYC's Auctioneers-1930 and List of NYC's Art Galleries-1930 have been added to the Directories section of the New York City Main Directory 5/15/05
Articles: The Housing Problem Prior to 1902 and the Tenement Problem Prior to 1900 have been added to the Tenement Living Section 5/15/05
The section of Institutions on the New York City Main Directory has been completed and posted 5/10/05
The following articles have been added to the Vote Section of NYC Main Directory: Boundaries of Assembly Districts in the County of N.Y. 1869, Election Districts Contained in Each Assembly District 1869, Boundaries of Wards In The City of NY 1869, and Formation of Wards: 1869 4/26/05
In the Vote Section of New York City Main Directory the following articles have been added: Election Districts of Wards 1-6, 7-9, 10-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-19, 20-22  4/25/05
Section II of Riots of New York City for the years 1855-1900 has been completed and posted 4/19/05
Education Section: the article "Our Education: In School and Out-1940 Part I and II  A teacher's advice to a student  4/11/05
The Historybox.com is pleased to present John J. Burkard, our most recent author and contributor to our star attraction section: You're The Writer", whose article "History Finally Uncovered" has been added to the Brooklyn sub-section, of the Five Boroughs.  4/11/05  Welcome aboard John.
Star Attraction: A new section has been added to the New York City Main Directory called  "You're The Writer". This section gives an opportunity for you to be the author of your own contribution to history. Share your thoughts, views, memoirs, etc. Be part of the Historybox.com's writing team. 4/4/05
A special section has been added to the New York City Main Directory: The Riots of New York City 1712-1969 Part I for the years 1712-1855 has been done. There will be two more additional parts in the near future 4/1/05
Education Section: New York Medical College For Women 1869 and Schools Under Jurisdiction of the Board of Education 1869 have been added. 3/30/05
Education Section: New York City Tid-Bits: Colleges, Universities, Academies 1869 Part I & II, University of the City of New York 1869, and the College of the City of New York 1869 have been added. 3/24/05
 Immigration Section has just been added to the New York City Directory. Lots of articles of great historic value. 3/21/05
The article "The Apartment House Pre-1900 has been posted to the Section of Hotels, Apartment Houses 3/13/05
An article written by Michael Reed, Director of the Sally James Farnham Catalogue Raisonne Project "The Equestrian Monument of Simon Bolivar" has been contributed to The History Box and posted to the Arts section under sub-section Sally James Farnham-Sculptor 3/13/05
The Morgue Pre-1868 has been added to the City Government Section,  Police Dept. 3/09/05
Columbia College: It's Structure 1869 Parts I-IV have been added to the Education Section 3/09/05
"Sketch of Old No. 3 Grammar School " has been added to the Education Section 3/07/05
College of St. Francis Xavier Part I and Part II have been added to the Education Section, 3/04/05
The Beginnings of Our Great Postal System in New York City added to The Postal Service Section 3/01/05
The following articles "Columbia University Part I and Part II,"  "Educational Institutions of NYC Part I and Part II," and "An Old New York School" have been added to the Education Section 3/01/05
The following articles "The Police Force of New York City Pre-1885,"  "The Ludlow Street Jail: Pre-1885,"  "New York City's Reformatories-1868" have been added to the section of Crime and Punishment. 2/27/05
The following articles "Street Venders" and "Musicians of the Street" have been added to the Occupations Section. 2/27/05
The following article "Ballet-1872" has been added to the Arts and the Entertainment section. 2/27/05
Five Boros Section:  The following article "A Brief Sketch of Brooklyn" has been added 2/27/05
City Government Section: The following article "Keeping NYC Clean" has been added to the Department of Sanitation Sub-Section. 2/27/05
Arts Section:  Under Theatres the following articles have been added: "New York Theatres Old and New," "NYC's Places of Amusement," and  "New York City's Historical Tid-Bits-Theatres"2/26/05
Arts Section, Under Painting/Sculpture the following articles have been added: "New York City's Early Artist,"  "Art Painting Parts I and II, " Art Exhibitions and Sculpture. " 2/26/05
Education  2/11/05
Ethnic Groups  1/25/05
Women and Their Professions 1/16/05
Wall Street 1/15/05
Timelines 1/15/05
Military 1/14/05  All about the different wars that the United States was involved in
Symphony Orchestra 1/13/05
Sports 1/12/05 Sports tid-bits
Real Estate  1/11/05  Architectural and historical background on Buildings of New York City. Also land grants and deeds of the 1600s
Hotels , Apartment Houses of New York City 1/10/05
The Postal Service 1/9/05  Brief historical description
Occupations 1/9/05 Choosing a profession
Helpful Hints 1/8/05 Information on how to take care of antiques, professional and other domestic issues
Forty-Second Street  1/7/05 Where the annual New Years Eve is celebrated
Fifth Avenue, Manhattan  1/6/05  A world renowned thoroughfare
Transportation 1/2/05 The evolution of how people got around in New York City and State