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World War I photo in Egypt


Connecticut Remembers World War I Through Letters, Diaries, and Other Personal Possessions

Connecticut's citizens preserve memories of World War I

Baptismal Record


Moldy Church Records in Latin America Document the Lives of Millions of Slaves

Now, intrepid scholars are saving those parish baptismal records from war, neglect, and rot. 

Jackie Kennedy with model of Lafayette Square


The White House Historical Association Tells the Saga of a Living Museum

From Dolley Madison saving Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington during the War of 1812, the furnishings of the White House set the stage for the country's history.

1928 map of Portland Maine and Some Places Thereabout.

Historical Atlas of Maine Wins Major Awards!

By Mary Downs

Opening the pages of the Historical Atlas of Maine one can’t but marvel at the state’s rich history – at once integral to the growth of the United States as a nation, at the same time uniquely local, a rugged and remote land that evokes a powerful sense of place and that has supported diverse populations throughout its history.

Leanne Hinton works with Havasupai consultants in 1965.

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016

By Jesse Johnston

The audiovisual preservation community designates October 27 to recognize the preservation challenges that face the preservation of sound and moving image media. Learn more about NEH support for audiovisual preservation.

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.