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Martha's Vineyard Historical Society (Edgartown, MA 02539-1310)
Keith P. Gorman
GI-50024-08
Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship

To support: Implementation of a virtual exhibition for family audiences about the social and economic history of New England whaling, using as its centerpiece a shipboard journal written by a child during a voyage in 1868-71.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $208,550
Grant period: 9/1/2008 – 3/31/2011

Martha's Vineyard Historical Society (Edgartown, MA 02539-1310)
Lynne Whiting
GM-50440-05
Laura Jernegan: A Girl on a Whaleship

To support: Consultation to plan both an online exhibition and a permanent exhibition around a diary kept by a six-year-old girl on a whaling voyage from New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the South Seas in 1868.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $10,000
Grant period: 5/1/2005 – 4/30/2006

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