Author: Mariam Williams

Jean Fritz, Acclaimed Author of History Books for Children, Dies at 101

Fritz authored nearly fifty books and was most known for her biographies of eighteenth and nineteenth century U.S. historical figures

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NEH Chair William D. Adams Announces Resignation

William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has resigned from the agency.

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Call for Applications: Columbia University 2017 IRAAS Summer Institute, “Black Activist New York”

The Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute.

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‘Five Stories’ explores lives of people who lived and worked at John Dickinson Plantation

The exhibit explores lives of everyone from founding fathers to enslaved blacks.

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Rutgers-Newark Newest Americans Initiative Receives NEH Grant

Newest Americans has been awarded a Community Conversations grant of $310,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Completes Merger with National Canal Museum

The merger will increase D&L’s operational efficiency and expand the reach of the NCM’s story.

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National Council on Public History Recognizes Excellence in the Field at Annual Conference

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, NCPH recognized several Mid-Atlantic area professionals for their work in public history.

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