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GM-20918-82

Rhode Island Historical Society (Providence, RI 02906-1012)
Ann LeVeque (Project Director: 04/27/1982 to present)

Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee: Neddlework in the Educationof Rhode Island Women from 1730 to 1830

To support implementation of a temporary exhibit on the history of the education of young women in Rhode Island as revealed through samplers, needlework, diaries, letters, textbooks and exercise books produced in schools and academies for girls in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

Project fields:
Gender Studies; History, General

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$72,750 (approved)
$72,750 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1982 – 6/30/1985