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Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Philadelphia, PA 19106-2314)
Lawrence J. Naftulin (Project Director: February 1979 to present)

A Tangible Heritage: Students Collect and Exhibit Ethnic Artifacts

To enable youth to document and gain understanding of the cultural history of eight PA/NJ counties through personal contact, handling and identification of ethnic artifacts and documents.

To train students in immigration and ethnic studies, and introduce them to archival techniques, methods of artifact collection and analysis, and museum work. In this instruction, they will learn about history, cultural anthropology, sociology, and folklore.

Project fields:

Humanities Projects for Youth

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$7,962 (approved)
$7,941 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1979 – 12/31/1980