Julia Novakovic, archivist for The Strong’s Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, speaks about the museum’s video game and board game archival holdings at the annual Rochester Archives Fair.
Fellowship recipient Danielle Almeida, professor at the Federal University of Paraíba in Brazil, visits The Strong to examine the role of toys in cultural identity.
More than 650 guests, along with honorary co-chairs the Constanza Family and sponsors, raise more than $285,000 at the Play Ball fundraising gala in support of The Strong’s educational mission and outreach programs.
Paul Dillenberger (right), co-creator of the original 1971 version of The Oregon Trail, tours The Strong’s electronic games collections. Pictured here with Jon-Paul Dyson, director of The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games.
The Strong receives donation of artifacts, chronicling the history of Nutting Associates (1966–1977), the first manufacturer of coin-operated video games.