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Ohio Humanities Council (Columbus, OH 43215-3857)
Gale E. Peterson (Project Director: March 2010 to January 2011)
Julie A. Goldsmith (Project Director: January 2011 to July 2011)
Patricia Nelda Williamsen (Project Director: July 2011 to June 2012)
Patricia Nelda Williamsen (Project Director: June 2012 to September 2014)
We the People in Ohio 2010-2011

To support Ohio Chautauqua and accompanying teacher institutes, the "Gateway to History" website and annual conference, Civil War programming, planning for public programs marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812, preparing materials to accompany the "New Harmonies" exhibition, civic tourism documenting Ohio's history, and book festivals in Columbus and Cincinnati.

The Ohio Humanities Council will utilize We the People funds for several programs, including Ohio Chautauqua (the theme in 2010 is "The 1930s" and in 2011 "The Civil War"), together with accompanying teachers institutes; support the "Gateway to History" web site and the annual conference of the Buckeye Council for History Education; assist with projects and programs commemorating the Civil War (including speakers bureau and exhibits); assist a state commission to plan public programs marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812; digitize and place on the web recordings of traditional music created by folklorists in the 1970s and 1980s and develop collateral printed materials to accompany the tour of "New Harmonies," a Museums on Main Street (MoMS) exhibit; support civic tourism initiatives by sponsoring the development of products, including internet and other media, that help document Ohio's history; and sponsor book festivals in Columbus and Cincinnati.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Grants for State Humanities Councils

Federal/State Partnership

$179,630 (approved)
$179,630 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2010 – 12/31/2012