May 24 – July 15, 2012 Location: Online Exhibitions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, in partnership with The Library of America, is now accepting applications from libraries and National Park historic sites for grants to develop public programming around the free traveling panel exhibition Civil War 150. Fifty sites selected by competitive application to host the Civil War 150 exhibition will each be awarded a grant of $1,000 to plan accompanying public programming. The exhibition is available for three-week periods from October 2012 - March 2015. Hosting sites will also receive supporting interpretive and contextual materials, including the Civil War 150 readers and access to a multimedia website with robust digital resources. Public, academic, and special libraries as well as National Park historic sites are invited to submit applications for the public programming grants and exhibition. The application deadline is July 15, 2012. To apply, please download and submit the Civil 150 application


We would love to have this exhibit as a follow up to the the ALA exhibit on Lincoln, The Constitution and Civil War. It would follow naturally and be well received.
I have three email addresses: [email protected] or [email protected], plus one for the NMJC but I am not on that server.


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