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BC-50373-07

Humanities Nebraska (Lincoln, NE 68508-1836)
Jane Renner Hood (Project Director: May 2007 to May 2009)
"We The People--Nebraska"

In partnership with the Kansas Humanities Council and the state Library Commission, Center for the Book, and Department of Education: creation of a new Chautauqua, materials from the Resource Collection made available to schools at a reduced fee, and the distribution of the "Between Fences" exhibit to six communities as well as the state capitol.

NHC will work with the Kansas Humanities Council to produce a new Chautauqua, "Bright Dreams, Hard Times," with scholars portraying FDR, Huey Long, Aimee Semple McPherson, Zora Neale Hurston, and Will Rogers; collaborate with the Smithsonian to bring "Between Fences" to six communities; cooperate with the NE. Library Commission and the NE. Center for the Book to sponsor the 2007 Nebraska Book Festival; and present speakers from the Humanities Resource Center and distribute a new HRC catalog.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Grants for State Humanities Councils

Division:
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + match):
$75,250 (approved)
$75,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2007 – 12/31/2008