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BI-50092-09

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (Fremont, OH 43420-2701)
Steven L. Culbertson (Project Director: March 2009 to June 2011)
Progress and Poverty: The Gilded Age in American Politics and Literature, 1877-1901

Two one-week workshops for fifty community college teachers to study politics and literature in the Gilded Age.

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio (www.rbhayes.org) proposes two one-week workshops to allow community college instructors from a number of disciplines to analyze and re-evaluate the complexities of the Gilded Age through an examination of its political and literary counter-forces. Community college faculty will examine perceptions of corruption and reform in the period from 1877 through 1901 with an emphasis on the role of key writers including Henry Adams, Henry George, Edward Bellamy, William Dean Howells, and Mark Twain. This outcome will be achieved via presentations by respected scholars; tours of the Hayes Presidential Library, Museum, Home, and grounds; and research activities in archival holdings of artifacts, books, manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Landmarks of American History for Community Colleges, WTP

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$142,533 (approved)
$142,533 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2009 – 12/31/2010


BI-50079-08

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (Fremont, OH 43420-2701)
Steven L. Culbertson (Project Director: March 2008 to June 2010)
Progress and Poverty: The Gilded Age in American Politics and Literature, 1877-1901

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio (www.rbhayes.org) proposes two one-week workshops to allow community college instructors from a number of disciplines to analyze and re-evaluate the complexities of the Gilded Age through an examination of its political and literary counter-forces. Community college faculty will examine perceptions of corruption and reform in the period from 1877 through 1901 with an emphasis on the role of key writers including Henry Adams, Henry George, Edward Bellamy, William Dean Howells, and Mark Twain. This outcome will be achieved via presentations by respected scholars; tours of the Hayes Presidential Library, Museum, Home, and grounds; and research activities in archival holdings of artifacts, books, manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Landmarks of American History for Community Colleges, WTP

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$130,844 (approved)
$130,844 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2008 – 12/31/2009


BI-50066-07

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (Fremont, OH 43420-2701)
Steven L. Culbertson (Project Director: March 2007 to June 2009)
Illustrating the Gilded Age: Political Cartoons and the Press in American Politics and Culture, 1877-1901

Two one-week workshops for 50 community college faculty, to be held at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Ohio, exploring how political cartoons and illustrations helped shape American politics and culture in this period.

The Rutherford B.The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio (www.rbhayes.org) proposes two one-week workshops to better equip community college instructors to understand and, in turn, teach the true complexity of the Gilded Age period. Community college faculty will examine the Gilded Age?s nature and impact by exploring how political cartoons and illustrations helped shape American politics and social culture in the period from 1877 through 1901. This will be achieved via presentations by respected scholars, tours of the Hayes Presidential Center?s Library, Museum, home, and grounds, and research activities in archival holdings of artifacts, books, manuscripts, illustration, and photographs.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Landmarks of American History for Community Colleges, WTP

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$107,212 (approved)
$107,212 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2007 – 9/30/2008


BI-50023-06

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (Fremont, OH 43420-2701)
Steven L. Culbertson (Project Director: August 2005 to February 2008)
Untarnishing the Gilded Age: The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center and America 1870-1901

Two one-week workshops for 50 community college faculty held at The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio, on critical issues of the Gilded Age in America.

The Hayes Presidential Center's "Untarnishing the Gilded Age" examines the critical issues of the period 1870-1901. These topics, which include political reform, industrialization, labor relations, immigration, assimilation of newly freed African-Americans, and relations with Native Americans, will be achieved via presentations by published scholars, tours of the Hayes Presidential Center's Library, Museum, home, and grounds, and research activities in archival holdings of artifacts, books, manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Landmarks of American History for Community Colleges, WTP

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$104,006 (approved)
$104,006 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2006 – 12/31/2006


HA-20075-00

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (Fremont, OH 43420-2701)
Thomas J. Culbertson (Project Director: April 2000 to March 2001)
Assessment of Decorative Arts Collection

A preservation assessment of the paintings, photographs, and objects of material culture that are displayed in the historic house museum of United States President Rutherford B. Hayes.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Preservation - Assistance Grants (ER Title Ib)

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2000 – 12/31/2000