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Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Library in Biloxi MS after Katrina

Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Matthew

By NEH Staff

As Hurricane Matthew bears down on the Caribbean, it’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions along the entire Southeast coast – and potentially up the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast – prepare for tropical or hurricane storm–force winds.  Check out these tips from FEMA and the Smithsonian.

Williamsburg today.


My Own Private Williamsburg

A writer goes in search of W.A.R. Goodwin.

Duck decoys


Decoy Collection at Vermont’s Shelburne Museum Gets New Roost

Archaeological evidence shows modern hunters were not the first to use decoys.

Man and woman on a motorcycle, Kansas, circa 1915.


Homegrown History

A retired UPS man takes on a county's archives.


Putting an Old House to a New Use

West Virginia's council saves a landmark and finds a new home.



Conservators race to rescue rare manuscripts damaged by floods.


Preparing for the Worst

An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.


The Word Museum

Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.

The floral wallpaper is a reproduction of the first layer of wallpaper discovere



The history of the The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is revealed.

Saburo Shindo


Nebraska by way of Hiroshima

Perched atop an English saddle and sporting leather riding boots in this 1913 pose, Saburo Shindo literally sits astride the cultural diversity that marked his life as a Hiroshima-born Nebraskan resta