The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture announces the recipients of our 2003-2004 travel grants. These grants allow scholars to travel to Durham to conduct research using the Franklin Research Center's collections.
Margaret Abruzzo, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Notre Dame, for research regarding slavery, suffering, and sympathy in eighteenth and nineteenth-century moral debate.
Gregory P. Downs, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University, for researching the countryside in central and eastern North Carolina.
Jim Downs, Jr., Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Columbia University, for research on the medical division of the Freedman's Bureau, 1863-1870.
Carole Emberton, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University, for research regarding violence during Reconstruction, 1865-1877.
Dr. Yasuhiro Katagiri, Associate Professor, Department of American Civilization, Tokai University, Japan, for research on the civil rights movement, the communist conspiracy, and the state sovereignty commission in Mississippi.
Priscilla Rhoades, Independent scholar, for researching two southern families--one white, one black--in Caldwell County, N.C.
Colleen A. Vasconcellos, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Florida International University, for research on slavery, childhood, and the African cultural identity in Jamaica from 1750 to 1838.
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