Federal/State Partnership: State Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants

Period of Performance

11/1/2015 - 10/31/2020

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$2,747,960.00 (approved)
$2,214,660.00 (awarded)

State Humanities Program

FAIN: SO-233958-16

Oklahoma Humanities Council (Oklahoma City, OK 73102-2215)
Susan K. McCarthy (Project Director: June 2015 to June 2015)
Susan McCarthy (Project Director: June 2015 to February 2017)
Ken Fergeson (Project Director: February 2017 to January 2019)
R. Scott LaMascus (Project Director: January 2019 to September 2020)
Valorie Walters (Project Director: September 2020 to December 2021)

Funding details:
Original grant (2016) $145,000.00
Supplement (2016) $551,060.00
Supplement (2017) $756,010.00
Supplement (2018) $761,490.00
Supplement (2019) $1,100.00

General operating support for state or territorial humanities council

State Humanities Program

Media Coverage

Oklahoma teacher to bring local historical hero, James Herman Banning, to life (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Louisa Jagger
Publication: The Tulsa World
Date: 12/31/2015
Abstract: Coverage of the James Herman Banning project.

Associated Products

James Banning Comes Alive! (Web Resource)
Title: James Banning Comes Alive!
Author: Pat Smith
Author: Louisa Jagger
Abstract: Four living history films were created to explore and interpret the history of African-America pilot James Herman Banning.
Year: 2014
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Link to the James Banning living history videos.