The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture announces the recipients of our 2002-2003 travel grants. These grants allow scholars to travel to Durham to conduct research using the Franklin Research Center's collections.
Stephen Berrey, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas at Austin, for researching crime, violence, and Black resistance in Jim Crow Mississippi from 1940 to 1963.
Claude Clegg, Associate Professor, Indiana University at Bloomington, for research regarding African Americans in North Carolina and the making of Liberia, 1825-1890.
Audra Diptee, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto, for researching Jamaican slave society from 1775 to 1838.
Christina Gibson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Maryland at College Park, for research on William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony, 1931-1980.
Claudrena Harold, Ph.D. candidate, University of Notre Dame, for research regarding the rise and fall of Garveyism and the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Jim Crow South, 1919-1940.
Mary Hoffschwelle, Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University, for research on the Rosenwald schools in the American South.
Anne Valk, Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, for researching African American recollections of segregated communities, from 1900 to 1960s.
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Assistant Professor, Emory University, for research regarding the Black mammy figure and southern motherhood from slavery to 1920.
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