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2009

Chronicling America reaches milestone: one million pages of historical newspapers online (June 16, 2009)

4,000 libraries receive We the People Bookshelf on “Picturing America” (April 6, 2009)

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts features Humanities article for Lincoln Bicentennial Day program (February 10, 2009)

NEH awards Picturing America to 29,086 schools and public libraries (January 16, 2009)

2008

$10.52 million awarded in federal “Save America’s Treasures” grants (December 17, 2008)

NEH encourages educators to apply for 2009 summer programs in the humanities (December 3, 2008)

Application deadline for Picturing America extended until November 14 (October 20, 2008)

New Centennial Exploration exhibit at Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia to open to the public on October 18 (October 14, 2008)

NEH, ALA announce 6th Annual We the People Bookshelf grant opportunity (September 2, 2008)

Mrs. Laura Bush presents Picturing America to Edna Karr Senior High School in New Orleans (August 14, 2008)

NEH announces second Picturing America application period (August 4, 2008)

26,320 schools and public libraries to receive NEH's Picturing America awards (June 2, 2008)

NEH We the People Bookshelf awarded to 3,000 libraries nationwide (April 8, 2008)

Picturing America program unveiled at the White House (February 27, 2008)


2007

NEH announces latest We the People funding for projects encouraging the study of U.S. history and culture (December 20, 2007)

Chairman Cole marks We the People program's fifth anniversary at the Truman Library & Museum
(October 9, 2007)

20 libraries selected to host Benjamin Franklin traveling exhibition (June 4, 2007)

Humanities Endowment awards 79 new We the People grants in American history and culture (May 31, 2007)

NEH awards books for young readers on the “Pursuit of Happiness” to 2,000 libraries (May 24, 2007)

Humanities Endowment awards 54 new We the People grants in American history and culture (April 19, 2007)

Harvey Mansfield, noted American author and political theorist, to deliver the 2007 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities (March 22, 2007)

Americans can read the news before it was history on new Web site (March 21, 2007)

Budget solidifies support for NEH programs, We the People (February 7, 2007)

Humanities Endowment awards 58 new We the People grants in American history and culture (January 16, 2007)

Landmarks workshops bring history to life for teachers this summer (January 11, 2007)

2006

Pittsburgh teen selected as Grand Prize winner of NEH Essay Contest (November 6, 2006)

Humanities Endowment  awards 47 We the People projects in U.S. history and culture  (October 25, 2006)

Four high school writers earn prizes in national "Idea of America" Essay Contest (October 2, 2006)

NEH offers free classic books to Libraries through the We The People Bookshelf Program (September 19, 2006)

NEH announces $24.8 million in awards and offers for 171 projects (June 8, 2006)

NEH awards books for young readers on "Becoming American" to 2,000 libraries (April 19, 2006)

Humanities Endowment Awards $20 Million for 281 New Grants (April 5, 2006)

NEH Announces Landmarks of American History and Culture Grants (January 11, 2006)


2005

Long Island Teen Chosen for Grand Prize in National Essay Competition (October 18, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Announces Winners of 2005 Idea of America Essay Contest (October 11, 2005)

Josiah Bunting III to deliver Endowment's "Heroes of History" lecture in Arlington, Va. (October 6, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Launches We the People Bookshelf on "Becoming American" (September 8, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Offers $1 Million in Hurricane Relief for Gulf Coast Cultural Resources (September 7, 2005)

NEH Awards We the People Grants to 55 State Humanities Councils (September 6, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Awards $19.8 Million for 124 New Grants (August 30, 2005)

Eight Preservation Projects in Seven States Awarded $3.2 Million to Support Stabilization of Humanities Collections (July 21, 2005)

Grants Support 43 Projects in Humanities Research, Scholarly Editions (July 14, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Awards $6.4 Million for 16 Film Projects (July 11, 2005)

NEH Marks Independence Day as 500 Libraries Receive 15 Classic Books on "Freedom" (June 30, 2005)

NEH Awards Summer Stipends to 115 U.S. Scholars (June 9, 2005)

NEH Announces We the People Bookshelf Awards to 500 Libraries; 15 Classic Books on "Freedom" Will Support Community Programs (March 17, 2005)

NEH Announces Five New "Landmarks of American History" Workshops For Community College Faculty (February 15, 2005)

Budget Protects NEH Core Programs, Extends We the People (February 7, 2005)

NEH Announces "Landmarks of American History" Grants (January 26, 2005)

Humanities Endowment Awards $1.7 Million for Three Special Projects and Five at Libraries and Archives (November 10, 2004)

Colorado Teen Chosen for Grand Prize in National Essay Competition (October 18, 2004)

Humanities Endowment Awards First Grants in New Program for America's Historic Places (October 13, 2004)

Humanities Endowment Awards $981,000 for 17 Media Projects (October 7, 2004)

Humanities Endowment Awards $4.3 Million for 26 Projects at Museums and Historical Organizations (October 6, 2004)

NEH Announces Winners of 2004 We the People Student Essay Contest (September 29, 2004)

Two Maryland Institutions Receive NEH We the People Grants (September 27, 2004)

Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer to deliver "Heroes of History" Lecture (September 9, 2004)

NEH Awards We the People Grants to 21 State Councils (August 31, 2004)

NEH Chairman Cole Joins U.S. Senator Alexander to Commend History Workshops for Teachers (July 16, 2004)

NEH Awards $7.6 million for 25 Film Projects (July 1, 2004)

Eleven Preservation Projects in Seven States Awarded $4.5 million to Support Stabilization of Humanities Collections (June 23, 2004)

NEH Announces Second Round of We the People Bookshelf Awards to 500 Libraries (June 22, 2004)

NEH Grants to Leverage $34 Million for 17 Cultural Institutions (June 17, 2004)

NEH Launches We the People Bookshelf on "Freedom" (June 8, 2004)

NEH Awards Summer Stipends to 142 U.S. Scholars (May 18, 2004)

42 Projects in 18 States Awarded $9.9 Million to Support Humanities Preservation Efforts (April 28, 2004)

NEH Announces Its First We the People Bookshelf Awards to 500 Libraries; 15 Classic Books on "Courage" Will Support Community Programs (March 16, 2004)

Budget Advances NEH Efforts to Address "American Amnesia" (February 2, 2004)

NEH Announces First "Landmarks of American History" Grants (January 29, 2004)

NEH Announces 2004 Idea of America Essay Contest (January 20, 2004)

Humanities Endowment Announces First We the People Grants (June 16, 2003)

NEH Launches We the People Reading List on "Courage" (June 3, 2003)

President Seeks $100 Million for NEH's We the People Initiative (May 1, 2003)

New Date Set for "Heroes of History" Lecture (Apr 30, 2003)

NEH Announces 11th-Grade Winners of "We the People" Essay Contest (Feb 16, 2003)

Budget Request Calls on NEH to Fight American Amnesia (Feb 3, 2003)

Award-Winning Historian and Biographer Robert V. Remini To Deliver the Inaugural Heroes of History Lecture (Feb 3, 2003)

NEH Announces $14.5 million in New Grant (Dec 18, 2002)

President Bush Announces NEH American History Initiative (Sept 17, 2002)