26.2 million dollars toward exciting humanities projects by the U. S. based NEH

Today’s Press Release from the National Endowment for the Humanities provides funding for many projects, 238 to be exact! A handful of examples California, IrvineUniversity of California, Irvine Project Title: An Indigenous History of Captivity, Memory, and Freedom in the United States, 1880–2023 Project Description: Research and writing for a book on the ways in […]

Everyone needs to be involved in preserving history

I recently read two Minnesota newspaper pieces that have a comparable theme. One written from a “genealogical” standpoint that evolved into what many people regard as a historian’s job. The other was written by a university professor encouraging involvement in history today. Both encourage engagement in the history of people and places. That’s what I […]

New Legacy Amendment Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota

Historical preservation covers many angles. People, places, historical markers, and even work to apply for historical designations. The Minnesota Historical Society has announced small and large grants approved by the MNHS Executive Council in December 2023. The grants are mainly for work to be done in 2024. A selection of the grants is listed below. […]