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“What a wonderful and inspiring reading and conversation we had!” Poet S Stephanie summed up New Hampshire Humanities’ first reading in the “Connections New Voices” series held at the Bookery in Manchester.

On September 9, 1919 NH Governor John H. Bartlett called a special session of the Legislature to vote on the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Editor’s note: As many supporters as we have around the state (thousands!) we all value the humanities for different reasons. In each issue of Engage! we like to introduce you to someone who supports our work and inspires us – and may inspire you, too!

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (NHBCA), New Hampshire’s statewide membership organization that promotes the intersection of art and commerce, and New Hampshire Humanities kick off a partnership on March 1 to promote Humanities @ Work, an initiative to offer NHBCA businesses the opportunity to bring a variety of humanities-based programming into

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