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University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Gladys-Marie Fry (Project Director: February 1983 to present)

A Study of Afro-American Craftsmanship in Textiles Through an Analysis of Plantation Records, Diaries, and Letters

To support a study of slave-quilting in the ante-bellum south, analyzing Afro- American aesthetic values, uses of work and leisure time, gender roles, and group traditions.

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Project fields:
Folklore and Folklife

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1984 – 8/31/1986