The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture announces the recipients of our 2001-2002 travel grants. These grants allow scholars to travel to Durham to conduct research using the Franklin Research Center's collections.
Dr. Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons, Virginia Tech University, for research on the African American juke joint culture in the segregated South from 1895 to 1967.
Brian J. Daugherity, College of William and Mary, for research regarding the role of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the struggle over school desegregation in North Carolina in the 1950s and 1960s.
Matthew Pratt Guterl, Washington State University, for researching the comparative history of emancipation and immigration in the American South, Cuba, and southern Africa from 1840 to 1910.
Stephen Gilroy Hall, Ohio State University, for research on Earl Thrope, psychohistory and African American intellectual history.
Paul Harvey, University of Colorado, for analysis of religion, race, and culture in the South from 1860 to 2000.
Dr. Brian Kelly, Queen's University, for researching black workers and black elites in the Jim Crow south from 1877 to 1929.
Sarah Lawrence, Pennsylvania State University, for research on birth control and African Americans in 1930s rural Virgina.
Jennifer Meares, Emory University, for research regarding the everyday politics of respectability in Hancock County, Georgia from 1793 to 1861.
Jennifer Jo Sahrle, SUNY Geneseo, for researching the Albany, Georgia Civil Rights Movement, 1950s-1970s.
Melissa Walker, Converse College, for research on the stories in the oral narratives of Souther farm people between 1900 and 1950.
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