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BC-50256-05Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities CouncilsHumanities TexasGateway on the Gulf: Galveston and American Immigration, 1845-19157/1/2005 - 12/31/2008$345,560.00MichaelL.Gillette   Humanities TexasAustinTX78701-1506USA2005Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralGrants for State Humanities CouncilsFederal/State Partnership3155603000015778015000

To support a summer institute for teachers examining Galveston's place in US immigration history; develop a historical, traveling exhibit on farmworkers in Texas; develop radiio programming on Texas figures and events; provide small grants for public programs that explore significant events in US history; circulate 5-8 traveling exhibits around the state; planning for a cultural heritage initiative; and a public lecture.

Humanities Texas will respond to “We the People” by hosting a summer institute for teachers examining Galveston’s place in U.S. immigration history; developing a traveling exhibit that will illuminate the achievements of César Chávez; developing a radio program highlighting historically significant Texas figures and events; distributing educational resources that explore U.S. history; offering a public lecture; and hosting several planning meetings for an initiative that will encourage communities to explore their unique traditions against the backdrop of U.S. history.