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GY-10597-78

Hope D. Williams
Scott Community College (Bettendorf, IA 52722)

An Oral History of the Black Population of Davenport, Iowa

To preserve on tape, in writing and photographs an accurate record of the black population of Davenport, Iowa. Church and official documents will be researched to learn who the first blacks to move to the town were. Oral interviews will be conducted with local residents; transcripts will be edited and bound for dissemination to state and local libraries.

Project fields:
African American Studies

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$8,961 (approved)
$8,961 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1978 – 7/31/1978