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BC-50474-09Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities CouncilsOhio Humanities CouncilWe the People in Ohio 2009-20207/1/2009 - 12/31/2011$179,630.00PatriciaNeldaWilliamsen   Ohio Humanities CouncilColumbusOH43215-3857USA2009U.S. HistoryGrants for State Humanities CouncilsFederal/State Partnership1696301000016963010000

To support the 2009 and 2010 Ohio Chautauquas, including institutes for teachers; the "Gateway to History" website and the annual conference of the Buckeye Council for History Education; Civil War Sesquicentennial planning; Heritage Fellows Documentation Project; a Civic Tourism Initiative with an emphasis on New Deal projects and the WPA Guide to Ohio; the travelling exhibition, "Between Fences;" book festivals in Columbus and Cincinnati; and a variety of programs focused on the Great Depression and the New Deal in Ohio.

The Ohio Humanities Council will continue to utilize We the People funds for several programs, including the Ohio Chautauqua (the theme in 2009 is "Inventors and Innovators" and in 2010 is "The 1930s"), together with accompanying teachers institutes; support for the "Gateway to History" website and the annual conference of the Buckeye Council for History Education; assisting with the planning for Ohio's commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War; and creating video profiles of Ohio folklore fellows. OHC will emphasize attention to the impact of the Great Depression and New Deal in Ohio through a variety of programs, including media, the internet, exhibits, speaker bureau presentations, and conferences.