Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau: A Life

A new biography by NEH Research Fellow Laura Dassow Walls
National History Day

National History Day

Thirty middle and high school students named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholars at 2017 National History Day

Classic Examples of NEH Grantmaking Since 1965

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Scam Advisory

Recent reports indicate that individuals are posing as the NEH on social media.

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

A landscape depicting ancient ruins. This is the Temple of Bel, in Palmyra. In the foreground, a field of stray stones and grass. A large structure of columns and walls made tan colored stone appears in the distance, glowing in the setting sun.

NEH calls for projects that document or digitally re-create imperiled or destroyed cultural materials

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Chautauqua Date: August 18, 2017 - August 19, 2017

Two Rivers Chautauqua/Western Voices

Exhibition Date: August 19, 2017 - September 16, 2017

The Dust Bowl

Library Program Date: August 19, 2017

Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour

Exhibition Date: August 21, 2017 - September 21, 2017

The Way Things Were: Texas Settlers and Their Buildings, 1860s–1930s

Webinar Date: August 22, 2017

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

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