President Lyndon Johnson signs the act creating NEH and NEA, 1965

The National Endowment for the Humanities Is 50!

On September 29, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed an act that led to the creation of the National Endowment for the Humanites (NEH).

To mark this milestone, the NEH held a digital event designed to flood social media with support for the humanities on September 29, 2015, at 1 p.m.

A special THANK YOU to all who helped us infuse the celebration with Pennslyvania pride. A selection of well wishes from across the commonwealth appears below.

Track #NEHturns50 throughout the year for news and special events.

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Posted by American Philosophical Society on Tuesday, September 29, 2015


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