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Ohio Humanities Council (Columbus, OH 43215-3857)
Gale E. Peterson (Project Director: March 2008 to January 2011)
Julie A. Goldsmith (Project Director: January 2011 to June 2012)
Patricia Nelda Williamsen (Project Director: June 2012 to June 2011)
We the People in Ohio 2008-2009

To support the Ohio Chautauqua in 2008 and 2009 on the theme of "Inventors and Innovators;" planning for the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War; the heritage fellows documentation project; public television programs on Ohio's historic places; regional workshops on civic tourism; website for history teachers; and programming for Picturing America, including a teachers institute.

The Ohio Humanities Council will utilize We the People funds to support the Ohio Chautauqua, pre-collegiate teachers institutes (including one on Picturing America), its "Gateway" website, and the Buckeye Council for History Teachers. It will expand support for civic tourism by holding regional conferences and profiling historic sites in cooperation with PBS stations. OHC will also document Heritage Fellows identified by a panel of folklorists and plan for the Civil War sesquicentennial.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Grants for State Humanities Councils

Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$179,630 (approved)
$179,630 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2008 – 12/31/2010