Almost 6,000 Missouri elementary school students participated in ‘Civil War Archives Alive!’, an interactive 40-minute performance covering the experiences of slaves, citizens and soldiers in Missouri in the 1860s, thanks to support from the Missouri Humanities Council and the NEH, from KTVO-TV.
The historic original lantern from the Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha’s Vineyard will be moved to the future home of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum thanks to an NEH conservation grant, from the Vineyard Gazette.
The Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has won a $37,982 NEH preservation grant allowing the institution to begin digitizing 120 linear feet of archival records detailing Moravian mission work in the Caribbean, and especially in the US Virgin Islands, from the Virgin Islands Daily News.
Thanks to NEH’s Standing Together initiative, Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock is able to offer course credit and free participation for veterans in their new “Creative Nonfiction Writing for Veterans” course, and participants in the inaugural semester were invited to present selections of their stories at the Arkansas Literary Festival, from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
The Mountaintop Project, supported by the NEH and philanthropists, has unveiled a new mobile app and fully restored the second and third floors of Jefferson’s Monticello estate, two years into its ambitious project to restore the historic site, from the Charlottesville Daily Progress.