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Articles with keyword "Preserving American History"

Claim regarding Philip Meredith, slave of General Robert E. Lee

150 Years Ago: Compensated Emancipation

What is the value of a person?  A rare glimpse of slaves' lives emerges from 1862 emancipation documents, digitized through an NEH grant.

Photo portrait of three brothers from the Civil War in Union uniforms

The War 150 Years Later

As we mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.

logo of the Victor Talking Machine Company

Keeping Complete Records About Records

The Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings -- an NEH-supported preservation resource -- contains a wealth of detailed information about the first decades of the U.S. record industry.

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Presidential Papers

In honor of Presidents' Day, a look at NEH-funded presidential papers projects.

Mark Twain Editor Robert Hirst speaks at NEH

Robert Hirst on the Making of Mark Twain's Autobiography

It took a team of scholars many years to determine Mark Twain's plan for the book and then arrange the right contents in the right order.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with President Lyndon Johnson in 1966

NEH-Supported Projects on the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A minister, civil rights leader, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and champion of nonviolent social change, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a key figure of the 20th century.