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Ohio Historical Society (Columbus, OH 43211-2474)
Elizabeth Hedler (Project Director: February 2015 to present)

Demon Times: Temperance, Immigration, and Progressivism

Two one-week workshops for seventy-two school teachers on temperance and immigration in the Progressive Era.

The Ohio History Connection requests $179,405.98 in support of a teacher professional development workshop entitled--Demon Times: Temperance, Immigration, and Progressivism in an American City. The goal of the workshop is to consider the roles of Westerville, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio as landmark cities central to the themes of Temperance, immigration, and the Progressive movement in American history and culture. The workshops have been designed as an immersive experience, allowing 72 Summer Scholars to walk, live, and eat in the landmark establishments of the temperance movement and the immigrant experience in late 19th and early 20th century America.

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Project fields:
U.S. History

Landmarks of American History

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$179,406 (approved)
$179,166 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016