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Missouri Humanities Council (St. Louis, MO 63103-2269)
Michael Bouman (Project Director: March 2009 to March 2010)
Patricia Zahn (Project Director: March 2010 to April 2010)
Geoff Giglierano (Project Director: April 2010 to July 2014)
Jim Weidman (Project Director: July 2014 to January 2015)
William S. Belko (Project Director: January 2015 to March 2011)

BC-50477-09
Grants for State Humanities Councils
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$125,900 (approved)
$125,900 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2009 – 12/31/2010

We the People of Missouri: Exploring and understanding our diverse culture.

To support the redesign and installation of an interactive Osage Tribal exhibit and to develop exhibits about the Civil War era in Missouri; National History Day activities in Missouri; statewide activities for Missouri's reading program called "Read More;" two traveling exhibitions, "New Harmonies," and "Journey Stories;" the reading and discussion program called, "Literature and Medicine;" and "Read from the Start," a family reading program.

Each of the proposed programs of MHC focuses on the development of Missouri history and culture as it relates to the growth and development of the American experience. The programs range from public lectures to community dialogs, from development of educational support materials to the training of classroom teachers, from the sharing of experiences to the encouragement of personal experience, and it promotes literacy and cultural diversity into a significant rural population.