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Featured Projects: Federal/State Partnership

Karen Wyatt Drevo as "Maria Rodway: Prarie Pioneer"

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History Comes Alive for Audiences of Nebraska Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau Programs

“This was awesome!”

Posted: September 20, 2011
The Journey of Crazy Horse One Book South Dakota cover

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One Book, Many Readers in South Dakota

Crazy Horse. Legendary American Indian leader. Heroic visionary. One Book South Dakota topic.

Posted: September 19, 2011
After Shock conference logo

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After Shock: Humanities Perspectives on Trauma

The Maine Humanities Council’s nationwide program titled Literature & Medicine sponsored a two-day seminar in Washington, DC that explored humanities perspectives on trauma primarily for health-care providers who work with veterans and others who have suffered trauma.

Posted: September 6, 2011
participants on stage from Searching for Democracy conference

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'Searching for Democracy' in California

The California Council for the Humanities launched Searching for Democracy, a Bridging Cultures initiative, with a kick-off forum and webcast focused on civic conversation and the changing nature of democracy.

Posted: July 12, 2011
Six soldiers in the 4th Vermont Infantry seated in their encampment

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The Civil War by the Numbers in Vermont

"The Civil War is perhaps America's greatest story…it's both inspiring and absolutely heartbreaking.” So reads the opening to the Vermont Humanities Council’s Civil War Book of Days, a weekly e-almanac of what happened each week during the Civil War.

Posted: July 4, 2011
An Orderly and Decent Government

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An Orderly and Decent Government in Connecticut

Using funds allocated by NEH in 1998, the Connecticut Humanities Council created An Orderly and Decent Government, a permanent exhibition on the history of representative government in Con

Posted: January 30, 2011
We Are California

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General Operating Support Grants for State Humanities Councils

This program, mandated by Congress, provides grants-in-aid in order to develop adequate programs in the humanities in each state. Federal support covers not more than 50 percent of the costs of those programs and public humanities activities.

Posted: January 30, 2011