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Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (Providence, RI 02907)
Rowena Stewart (Project Director: April 1980 to present)

What Have They Done To My Song: The Origin and Evolution of the Black Spiritual in Providence

To support a pilot project in which youth will study Black history and culture through researching, documenting, and interpreting the evolution of pre- emancipation Black spirituals as reflected in the records of six Rhode Island Black churches.

Project fields:
History, General

Humanities Projects for Youth

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1980 – 9/30/1981