"Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States" by Howard Chandler Christy, was commissioned in 1939 as part of the congressional observance of the Constitution’s sesquicentennial.
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2011) -- In honor of Constitution Day, University at Albany students will distribute pocket versions of the United States Constitution outside of the Campus Center from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, September 16.
There will also be a voter registration table located outside of the Campus Center during that time.
Constitution Day is an annual observance of the formal signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787, on the last day of the U.S. Constitutional Convention. The Constitution was then ratified by conventions in each U.S. state. The original document is on display at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.
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