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Featured Projects: Federal/State Partnership

For All the World to Hear performers

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For All the World to Hear in Maryland

A Maryland Humanities Council supported project brings ten Baltimore-area senior citizens to the stage this February to tell and perform personal stories of their involvement in the struggle for civil rights.

Posted: January 30, 2013
African Americans working in a train dining car

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"All Aboard" in Oregon

A new exhibit, supported by Oregon Humanities, remembers the lives of Portland's African American railroad workers.

Posted: January 22, 2013
Anderson Seniors 1948, Lost Photos of Joplin

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Missouri's Storm Country: Recovery and Relief for Joplin

Following the catastrophic damage caused by an E-5 tornado in the town of Joplin, Missouri, numerous organizations sought ways to help those affected by the tornado.

Posted: January 11, 2013
"Star light, star bright" by Anonymous.

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Holiday greetings from Federal/State Partnership

"Star light, star bright." Holiday greetings from Federal/State Partnership Newsletter

Posted: December 28, 2012
Musicians in Corozal, Puerto Rico

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Bomba que Rumba, Puerto Rico's first symposium on the bomba and rumba

On March 22-26, 2011, the First Symposium on the Bomba and Rumba took place. / Durante los días 22 al 26 marzo de 2011, se llevó a cabo el primer Simposio sobre la Bomba y la Rumba.

Posted: December 20, 2012
Coney Island USA, Brooklyn, NY

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The New York Council for the Humanities takes on Superstorm Sandy

In the two weeks since the New York Council for the Humanities announced the availability of grants to assist with damage from Hurricane Sandy, over 20 cultural organizations had applied for and received grants.

Posted: November 28, 2012
Billboard outside Nauvoo, IL, announcing "Journey Stories"

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The "Journey Stories" Exhibition Brings Communities Together in Nauvoo, Illinois

A travelling exhibition, "Journey Stories," and the Illinois Humanities Council help to bring a small-town community together.

Posted: October 25, 2012
Actors dramatize works of Virgin Islands authors

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Place, Time, and Memory in the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands Humanities Council sponsored a two-day conference featuring discussions on identity and collective memory by communities in the U.S. Virgin Islands in Fall 2011.

Posted: October 11, 2012
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter

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Constitutionally Speaking in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Humanities Council helps bring civic engagement to New Hampshire with Constitutionally Speaking.

Posted: September 17, 2012
Portrait of former Kodiak crab fisherman Patty Mullan

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"When Crab was King" exhibit opens at the Alaska Humanities Forum

In the span of twenty-five years, the town of Kodiak, Alaska went from sleepy fishing village to bustling fishing port and back again because of the King Crab. An exhibit at the Alaksa Humanities Forum explores the faces and stories behind the crabbing boom.

Posted: September 7, 2012