Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Libraries and Archives

Period of Performance

9/1/2005 - 8/31/2008

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$300,000.00 (approved)
$300,000.00 (awarded)

Our Common Wealth: The Massachusetts Experiment in Democracy

FAIN: GL-50730-05

Friends of the Commonwealth Museum (Boston, MA 02125-3314)
Stephen Francis Kenney (Project Director: February 2005 to May 2009)

Implementation of a permanent exhibition of founding documents from the Massachusetts Archives about the development of basic democratic freedoms in the colony and state from 1620 to the 20th century and how they influenced the nation.