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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (Edinburg, TX 78539-2909)
Virginia Haynie Gause (Project Director: July 2008 to present)

Soul of a People: Voices from the Writers' Project - Library Outreach Programs

"Soul of a People: Voices from the Writers' Project" will offer The University of Texas-Pan American Library the chance to develop a series of five public programs with scholar led discussion that will outreach to students, faculty, staff, and the general public, involving them in some creative thinking about the now virtually forgotten story of the largest cultural experience in U.S. history - the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) that was administered during the Depression years from 1935-1942.

Project fields:
American Literature

Small Grants to Libraries: Soul of a People

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2009 – 12/31/2009