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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Leaf from medieval manuscript

Featured Project

Making Medieval Modern

At the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, NEH-supported researchers are involved in the complex digitization of medieval Islamic and Christian manuscripts.

Posted: April 9, 2012
African Americans linking arms and singing

Featured Project

Eyewitness Reporting of the Civil Rights Movement

NEH funding has contributed to a freely accessible digital archive of The Southern Courier, one of the only newspapers in the Deep South reporting on the events and people involved with the civil rights movement from 1965 to 1968.

Posted: April 9, 2012
Detail from title page of 1590 account of Virginia

Featured Project

Encyclopedia Virginia

Encyclopedia Virginia is an innovative, interactive, online reference resource that covers the entirety of the Commonwealth’s 400-year political, social, and cultural history.

Posted: April 9, 2012
Front Page from newspaper The Appeal showing model of post office

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NEH's Home, 100 Years Ago

The day may soon come when Donald Trump converts Washington, D.C.’s historic Old Post Office Building into a luxury hotel, but for now, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Natio

Posted: April 9, 2012
Anna Marie Gilbert (Mrs. Richard Duncan Harris) and Clara Magdalene Gibert

Featured Project

Is There A Portrait In Your Past?

When Helen Clay Frick began amassing material for an art reference library in the 1920s, she had a vision of documenting every work of art in the western world.

Posted: April 9, 2012