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RESOURCE: Going on 200

Kentucky

Ongoing – [resource] Through historic and contemporary photographs and insightful essays, Going on 200 tells the stories of nearly 50 century-old businesses in Kentucky. (Publication, Resource)

PROGRAM: KY Amending America: Bill of Rights Exhibit

Kentucky

2016 – [Archived] Kentucky Humanities, in partnership with the National Archives, provided a pop-up kiosk to more than 40 schools, colleges, libraries, and museums throughout the Commonwealth in commemoration of the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: Talk About Literature Kansas

Kansas

Ongoing – [statewide] Discussions intended to immerse readers in stories and introduce experiences through literature. (Reading and Discussion)

PROGRAM: FLIKS Short Films

Kansas

Statewide, KS – [film] KH’s FLIKS short films offer insight on what it means to be a Kansan across generations. (Public)

PROGRAM: Poet Laureate of Kansas™

Kansas

Statewide, KS – [reading and discussion] The Poet Laureate of Kansas™ promotes the humanities as a public resource for all Kansans. Kevin Rabas presents readings and discussions about poetry in communities across the state. (Public)

PROGRAM: Speakers Bureau

Kansas

Ongoing – [statewide] Speakers Bureau topics are broad with diverse themes, ideas, and approaches. (Resource, Presentation)

RESOURCE: Shared Stories Project

Kansas

Statewide, KS – [resource] This project features stories created from letters, diaries, newspaper articles, and other materials. Shared Stories of the Civil War and Shared Stories of the Kansas Land scripts are available. (Public)

PROGRAM: Water/Ways

Kansas

Select locations, KS – [archived] Seven communities hosted the the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Water/Ways in Kansas in 2017 and 2018. (Rural Communities)

PROGRAM: The Bill of Rights and You

Kansas

Select locations, KS – [archived] 13 sites hosted the pop-up display exhibit from the National Archives to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. (Rural Communities, K-12, Children and Families, Young Adult, Youth/Teen)

OVERVIEW: Kansas Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Activities

Kansas

Statewide, KS – [archived] Humanities Kansas held a series of talks and workshops centered on the importance of freedom of speech in honor of the life and work of William Allen White. (Public)

PROGRAM: National History Day in Georgia

Georgia

Statewide, GA – [competition] A regional, state, and national competition that pulls students out of the textbook to learn about history firsthand. (Youth/Teen, Educators,K-12)

RESOURCE: The New Georgia Encyclopedia

Georgia

Statewide, GA – [online] An online resource that presents a portrayal of people, places, and events that shaped Georgia. (Public)

RESOURCE: ConnecticutHistory.org

Connecticut

Ongoing – [online] Stories about the people, traditions,and events that make up the history of the Nutmeg State. (Website)

PROGRAM: Literature & Medicine

California

Ongoing – [statewide] A program that facilitates humanities-based discussions for healthcare workers in VA hospitals, thus increasing their ability to understand and communicate with their patients. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: Teacher Summer Institute

American Samoa

Summer 2017 – [Pago Pago, AS] A five day workshop designed for local school teachers with resources for teaching local history. (Workshop)

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