June/July 2014



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Freedom Summer

PBS broadcasts Freedom Summer. In 1963, over 700 students from around the U.S. joined organizers and local African Americans to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation’s most segregated states. Read more »


Histories of the National Mall

Just in time for summer—uncover the many histories of our National Mall with this NEH-funded site. Explore historical maps, discover stories you never knew, find people and historical events related to the Mall’s past. Read more »