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

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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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Illustration of Henry David Thoreau