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Ohio Humanities Council (Columbus, OH 43215-3857)
Gale E. Peterson (Project Director: March 2004 to September 2006)

BC-50203-04
Grants for State Humanities Councils
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$101,010 (approved)
$101,010 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2004 – 10/31/2005

We the People in Ohio

A teachers institute on "Walt Whitman's America," a chautauqua program, radio programs on themes in American history, special programming related to Brown v. Board of Education, and a website for K-12 history teachers.

The Ohio Humanities Council will utilize We the People funding to promote greater knowledge and understanding of American History among Ohio teachers and the general public through: l) a summer teachers institute on Walt Whitman's America; 2) the Ohio Chautauqua; 3) radio programs featuring the works of Ohio authors in cooperation with the Ohioana Library Association; 4) programs commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown v Board of Education decision; and 5) development of a website to support K-12 history instruction in cooperation with recipients of Teaching American History grants.