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Mississippi State Historical Museum (Jackson, MS 39205-0571)
Patti C. Black (Project Director: April 1977 to present)

Mississippi Folk History in Focus

To give wide circulation within Mississippi to ten films on the folk heritage of Mississippi by inaugurating a free film lending source to rural schools, libraries and appropriate civic organizations. Syllabi for use with the presentation will be distributed. They will interpret the role that folk culture has played in the development of Mississippi and emphasis that history is what people think and do. Material will also suggest how to organize local history projects and will list free consultants available through state agencies.

Project fields:
Folklore and Folklife; History, General

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$5,616 (approved)
$5,616 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1977 – 3/31/1978