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Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510-1703)
John W. Blassingame (Project Director: May 1977 to present)
Index of Letters, Biographies and Obituaries in Black and Reform Newspapers

To prepare a three-volume annotated index of letters, biographies, and obituaries in 282 black and reform newspapers which will be verified, alphabetized, and transcribed for publication. Of interest to genealogists, historians, and students of literature, Afro-American life and culture, abolitionists, women's rights, music, and education.

Project fields:

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$108,822 (approved)
$108,822 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1977 – 5/31/1980