Features

Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.

"The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned"

From the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 to daily events, more than two centuries of newspaper history are being preserved.

Direct from the Front

Since the Spanish-American War, correspondents have balanced loyalty to their country with responsibility to inform the public.

Dvořák in America

A century after the composer's death, students discover how he changed classical music in this country.

The Art of Mestizaje

A website and DVD examine the fusion of cultures in Latin American artwork.

The Soul of a Free Man

The life story of Toussaint-Louverture, Haiti's liberator, is told with other slave narratives on a new website.

Heroes of the Sky

The Wright brothers' twelve-second flight at Kitty Hawk launches the aerial age.

Tin Lizzies to T-Birds

Technology encounters the humanities in a website examining the automobile industry.

Picturing Modern America

A new website encourages students to investigate history the way historians do.

The Art of Rice

From Java to Japan, the grain is not only a dietary staple but also a symbol of spirituality.