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Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham Russell Hodges (Project Director: March 2009 to June 2011)
Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York

A four-week school teacher institute for twenty-five participants on upstate New York's national role and leadership in conducting fugitive slaves on the Underground Railroad line to Canada.

A Four-Week Summer Institute for teachers on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York to be held at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York from June 27-July 23, 2010. The proposed institute will provide to twenty-five middle and high school teachers lectures, discussions by some of the nation's foremost scholars in the field, supply ample secondary readings and primary texts, and offer film and three field trips to sites relevant to the institute's purpose. Graham Russell Hodges, the George Dorland Langdon, Jr. Professor of History and Africana Studies at Colgate will organize and direct the institute.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Institutes for K-12 Educators

Education Programs

$193,100 (approved)
$193,100 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2009 – 12/31/2010