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Archives for July, 2020

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Opens Second Funding Round for South Dakota COVID-19 Emergency Support
    July 20, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council has opened a second round of grant funding to assist South Dakota cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Announces Brainstorming Program to Discuss Civic Unrest
    July 17, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council, in cooperation with longtime SDHC scholar Lawrence Diggs, has developed a weekly discussion program to address civic unrest and racial bias in the wake of the George Floyd incident in Minneapolis.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Author Craig Volk to Discuss 'A Dust Bowl Book of Days, 1932' at 2020 Festival
    July 8, 2020

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president in a landslide in 1932. Dust storms were on the rise; 14 were reported across the country, and the number would double in the following year. World War I veterans marched on Washington, D.C., demanding back pay and pensions to help survive the growing Depression.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Statewide Humanities Organization Awards Nearly $100K in COVID-19 Relief to Cultural Organizations
    July 2, 2020

    The statewide South Dakota Humanities Council has awarded $99,568 to cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.