Paper airplane, Clue, and Wiffle Ball named 2017 National Toy Hall of Fame inductees.

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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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    City Newspaper readers again name The Strong museum Rochester's best family-friendly attraction.
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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. 
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    The Strong, in partnership with Visit Rochester and Brand USA, welcomes a delegation of German tour operators as part of a Wine, Water, and Wonders Upstate New York familiarization tour.
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    The Strong hosts nearly 100 video game scholars from around the world for the Replaying Japan Conference in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Alberta, and Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.
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    Craig Hagen, senior director of global government affairs at Electronic Arts  (second from left), and author Michael Kaufman (far right) tour the museum’s electronic games collection, research archives, and interactive exhibits. Pictured with The Strong’s Shannon Symonds, Steve Dubnik, and Jeremy Saucier. 
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    Readers of the Rochester Business Journal and Daily Record name The Strong the number one cultural attraction.