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Image of slaves on the beach at Jamestown, VA
Posted: January 31, 2014

From Africa to Colonial America

Created Equal Website
Posted: January 31, 2014

Created Equal Programming

Anthony Mitchell, NEH
Posted: December 18, 2013

NEH Rises in Best Places to Work Rankings

Caspar David Friedrich, Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer
Posted: October 31, 2013

Bringing Frankenstein to Life

A new digital archive documents the creation of the most famous literary monster

"Mark Twain, America's best humorist," lithograph, c1885
Posted: October 30, 2013

Mark Twain II

Eight reasons to delve into volume 2 of the NEH-funded Autobiography of Mark Twain

Montpelier slave quarters reconstruction
Posted: October 20, 2013

Unearthing the lives of Montpelier's slaves

NEH-supported excavations at Madison's Montpelier offer insights into lifestyle differences within the estate's enslaved community

WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists perform Verdi
Posted: September 27, 2013

Verdi: Uncensored

NEH-supported research reveals Verdi's operas, as the composer intended

Sheldon Hackney
Posted: September 13, 2013

Remembering Sheldon Hackney

NEH Chairman Launched Conversations on Pluralism and Identity

 David McCullough speaking at Emory University, 2007
Posted: September 11, 2013

Author David McCullough on 9/11

Excerpt from "First Principles" the Nebraska Governor's Lecture in the Humanities" delivered by David McCullough on September 20, 2001

The Cortile
Posted: September 10, 2013

Trump Leases Old Post Office Building

From Cubicles to The Cortile