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    Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum Rochester’s Choice for best museum for the 16th consecutive year. 
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    Prominent historian and Harvard University Professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (middle left) and Joan Rubin, professor at the University of Rochester, visit The Strong to explore the museum's collection of play-related artifacts. Pictured here with The Strong's Jeremy Saucier (left) and Jon-Paul Dyson.
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    The National Toy Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2017: paper airplane, Wiffle Ball, and Clue. 
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.