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University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Louis R. Harlan (Project Director: July 1970 to present)

Booker T. Washington Papers Project

Editing for publication of 10 to 12 volumes of their correspondence and other papers of Booker T. Washington. ABSTRACT: Project to select and edit for letterpress publication 10 to 12 volumes of the corrrespondence (including incoming) and other paper of Booker T. Washington. Principal purpose of project to reveal as much as possible about Negro life in general and interracial relations in the crucial years from post-Reconsturction to World War I. Louisiana State University Press to publish. Project expected to take about 8 years to complete. Support given only one year at a time. Continuation of H68-0-19, H68-0-137, H69-0-137. Major contribution to understanding of Washington and therefore the history of the Negro in the crucial years around the turn of the century. Funds for assistants' salaries, supplies, indirect costs.

Project fields:
History, General

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,991 (approved)
$9,991 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1970 – 5/31/1971