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Arthur M. Powell
Carleton College (Northfield, MN 55057-4044)

The Black Experience in Coosa county, Alabama and Rockingham, North Carolina

To produce a narrative account and an academic paper that will focus on the black experience in America as experienced by the project director's ancestors. To involve more than 300 persons in exploring their collective racial identity and understanding their local history by applying the analysis of kinship as studied by anthropologists (and popularized by Alex Haley's Roots).

Project fields:
African American Studies

Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$3,272 (approved)
$3,272 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1977 – 12/31/1977