This Week’s New York History Web Highlights By Editorial Staff on October 25, 2013 Museum 2.0: Should There Be Museum ‘Death Panels’? Seth Kotch: Oral History Association Conference Highlights Slate: The Quest For National LGBT Museum Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Fact-Checking ’12 Years a Slave’ Dick Eastman: Crowd Sourcing Genealogy Annette Gordon-Reed: The Problems of Slave Narratives Future of Museums: Who Makes the Best Advocate? Engaging Matters: Art’s Declining Relevance? Con Job: New Documentary on Adjunct Work Conditions State Historian: Is NYS History Month Dead? Before Solomon Northup: Fighting Slave Catchers in NY Whitetail: The Original Adirondack Attraction Report: Public School Systems Divided, Unequal On Friday afternoons New York History compiles for our readers the best web highlights. You can find all our weekly web round-ups here. Subscribe! More than 4,800 people get New York History each day via E-mail, RSS, or Twitter or Facebook updates.