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National History Day students race to receive their award
Posted: June 20, 2014

Twenty-Eight Middle and High School Students Named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholars at 2014 National History Day

Twenty-eight young historians named NEH scholars at National History Day

Posted: June 19, 2014

Humanities Funding Still in Recovery from Recession

A new report by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences examines the state of funding for the humanities in the United States

Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana takes a selfie with Indiana National History Day
Posted: June 17, 2014

National History Day Goes to Washington

National History Day finalists from across the country gathered this morning on Capitol Hill for a first-hand encounter with contemporary history-making, DC style.

Proud to Be: Writings by American Warriors, Volume 2.
Posted: June 4, 2014

Veterans' Experience

NEH grants from across the agency support projects examining American veterans' experience of war and homecoming

Constitution Center – © Eric Taylor
Posted: May 22, 2014

NEH has Moved

The National Endowment for the Humanities moved into new offices in Southwest Washington on May 22, 2014. Its new address is 400 7th Street SW, Washington D.C. 20506.

Military encampment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Spanish-American War era
Posted: May 21, 2014

Military history workshop

As part of the National Endowment for the Humanities' (NEH)  "Standing Together" initiative to support veterans and the study of war, the Endowment is sponsoring a workshop for military historians on the use of the latest digital research tools.

Nonfiction Favorites image
Posted: May 1, 2014

Nonfiction Favorites

lunchcounter sit-in exhibit
Posted: April 7, 2014

Renovated National Civil Rights Museum Reopens

On a crisp, cool spring day, hundreds crowded in front of the Lorraine Motel in downtown Memphis, Tenn., to hear politicians and activists herald the grand reopening of the National Civil Rights

Ernest Hemingway, Paris, circa 1924
Posted: March 28, 2014

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway

Late last year, the Hemingway Letters Project and Cambridge University Press brought out the second of a projected seventeen volumes of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway.

David Livingstone, by Frederick Havill
Posted: March 21, 2014

The Lost Diary of David Livingstone

PBS documentary reveals the fruits of NEH-supported digitization and research