The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture announces the recipients of this year's travel grants. These grants allow scholars to travel to Durham to conduct research using the Franklin Research Center's collections.
David Brighouse, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, for a study of scholar activists during the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1970.
Michelle Commander, Department of American Studies, University of South California, for an analysis of the role of Pan-Africans in African American diasporic community formation.
Kathryn St. Clair Ellis, College of Law, University of Tennessee, for research on African Americans' social and legal status from 1866 to 1930.
Yasuhiro Katagiri, Tokai University, for an examination of segregation and Anti-Communism in the Civil Rights South.
Paul Ortiz, Department of Community Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, for studying segregation in the Jim Crow South.
Jennifer Roady-Lawson, Department of History, University of Georgia, for research about education in Leon Country, Florida from Brown v. Board of Education through the present day.
David Ryden, Department of History, University of Houston, for an examination of the London West India Interest from 1780 to 1807.
Jack Schermerhorn, Department of History, University of Virginia, for researching slavery and enslaved familes in the making of the Antebellum Chesapeake.
Thomas Ward, Department of History, Rockhurst University, for an analysis of African American lawyers in the segregated South.
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