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BR-50065-09

University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL 60607-3320)
Lisa Yun Lee (Project Director: August 2008 to present)

Jane Addams and the Hull-House Settlement: Redefining Democracy

Implementation of a new core exhibition at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum to incorporate new scholarship about Hull-House, Jane Addams, and the settlement house movement, and to create opportunities for civic reflection and dialogue.

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois-Chicago requests $400,000 to support the project, "Jane Addams and the Hull-House Settlement: Redefining Democracy." The project will implement findings from an NEH Planning Grant to redesign the Museum???s core exhibition in order to engage, educate and inspire diverse and intergenerational audiences. The new exhibit will draw on the most recent humanities scholarship about Jane Addams and other important Progressive Period reformers and create opportunities for civic reflection and dialogue. The total project budget is $787,000.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Interpreting America's Historic Places: Implementation Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$350,000 (approved)
$350,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2009 – 9/30/2010