Quarterly Newsletters


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January 2022

SPOTLIGHT ON: Board of Commissioners of Central Park


December 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: Holiday Gift Catalog


November 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: New York City Department of Correction


October 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: School Health and Hygiene


September 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: the Sleuthability Virtual Genealogy Conference


April 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: The Department of Buildings Collection at Municipal Archives


February 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: Immunizations


December 2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Teleworking Projects Update December 2020


November 2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Archives Transcription Project


October 2020 (Special Editions)

SPOTLIGHT ON: The 1890 NYC Police Census

SPOTLIGHT ON: Census and Elections


September 2020 (Special Editions)

SPOTLIGHT ON: Census-Related Publications in Government Publications Portal

SPOTLIGHT ON: Census Collections at the Library and Archives

SPOTLIGHT ON: Historic Census Resources 

SPOTLIGHT ON: Census 1932 Report

SPOTLIGHT ON: Census Update


August 2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: 2020 Census


February 2020

SPOTLIGHT ON: Black History Month


November 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Elections


October 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Open House New York


June 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: LGBT Pride


April 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON: Beaches of New York City


November 2018

SPOTLIGHT ON: Golden Anniversary of Fashion


June 2018

Special Edition
SPOTLIGHT ON: Nutrition


March 2018

SPOTLIGHT ON: Brooklyn Battery and Midtown Tunnels


January 2018

Special Edition


November 2017

SPOTLIGHT ON: Influenza Pandemic of 1918


August 2017

SPOTLIGHT ON: City of Brooklyn


March 2017

SPOTLIGHT ON: Municipal Library Politics Vertical Files


April 2016

SPOTLIGHT ON: Black History Month and Women's History Month


December 2015

SPOTLIGHT ON: New York City Housing Authority