Clayton State University in Morrow, GA will host a civil rights forum on October 6 highlighting the NEH-supported documentary Freedom Riders and featuring Freedom Riders themselves speaking of their efforts to desegregate interstate travel in the US South, from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The Studs Terkel Radio Archive, a collaborative database of almost 50 years of Terkel’s work, was awarded an NEH grant to catalog and make publicly available more than 5,000 interviews the radio host conducted; 400 of these interviews are already available with another 1,000 to be uploaded by February 2015, from Chicago Magazine.
American Public Television has released the pilot episode of Lost Treasure Hunt, an animated series funded in part by NEH, to public television stations to be broadcast over Columbus Day weekend. The series’ goal is to combine quality history information with engaging animation and characters, from Animation Magazine.
The East Coast stop of Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American at the Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is coming to an end on October 26; the NEH-supported exhibit will begin a national tour in spring of 2015 with stops in Ohio and California, from Jewish Voice.
The Leominster Public Library in Leominster, MA will host a 75-minute presentation by dancers in Civil War-period historical costumes on October 12th as part of its ongoing “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” programming, from the Sentinel and Enterprise.