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Portico Production Group (New York, NY 10032)
Madison D. Lacy (Project Director: June 1982 to present)

Ota Benga: A Case Study of American Racial Attitudes, 1900-1916

To support planning of a two-hour television program dramatizing the story of Ota Benga, a Batwa Pygmy who was brought by anthropologist S.P. Verner to the United States to be exhibited at the St. Louis World's Fair.

Project fields:
African American Studies; Anthropology; History, General

Media, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1983 – 12/31/1983