Grant products: Buildings (5)
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Lakeport Plantation [show prizes]
Grant details: CH-50229-05
Name: Lakeport Plantation
Name: Lakeport Plantation Home
Abstract: The antebellum Lakeport Plantation, built ca. 1859, is the last remaining Arkansas plantation home on the Mississippi River and still retains many of its original finishes. The renovated home tells the stories of the people who lived and worked on the plantation, including the Johnson family, the African Americans who first worked the plantation as enslaved laborers and then as sharecroppers, the craftsmen who built the home and provided its original finishes, and the modern preservation techniques used in its restoration.
Abstract: The antebellum Lakeport Plantation, built ca. 1859, is the last remaining Arkansas plantation home on the Mississippi River and still retains many of its original finishes. It tells the stories of the people who lived and worked on the plantation, including the Johnson family, the African Americans who first worked the plantation as enslaved laborers and then as sharecroppers, the craftsmen who built the home and provided its original finishes, and the modern preservation techniques used in its restoration.
Director: Dr. Ruth A. Hawkins
Year: 2007
Address: 601 Highway 142 Lake Village, AR 71653
Primary URL: http://lakeport.astate.edu
Primary URL Description: Lakeport Plantation web site
Secondary URL: http://arkansasheritagesites.astate.edu/AHS
Secondary URL Description: Web Site for the Arkansas Heritage Sites program at Arkansas State University, which includes the Lakeport Plantation and other sites.


Southern Tenant Farmers Museum [show prizes]
Grant details: CH-50229-05
Name: Southern Tenant Farmers Museum
Abstract: The building that once served as the headquarters for the Southern Tenant Farmers Union has been renovated to tell the story of this nationally significant union, established in 1934 to assist sharecroppers and tenant farmers in fighting abusive practices of landowners in carrying out the provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933. It was the first agricultural union to include both black and white farmers in the same organization.
Director: Dr. Ruth Hawkins
Year: 2006
Address: 117 Main Street Tyronza, Arkansas 72386
Primary URL: http://stfm.astate.edu
Primary URL Description: Web Page for the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum
Secondary URL: http://arkansasheritagesites.astate.edu/AHS
Secondary URL Description: Arkansas Heritage Sites Web Page at Arkansas State University, which includes the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum and other heritage sites owned by the university.


ARIT Ankara Toni M. Cross Library
Grant details: CH-50528-08
Name: ARIT Ankara Toni M. Cross Library
Abstract: This includes the relocation of the Ankara library to new facilities that were especially renovated to meet the needs of the library and the newly acquired Mellink collection.
Director: ARIT Ankara Director, Dr. Bahadir Yildirm, 2002-2009
Year: 2007
Address: American Research Institute in Turkey, Ankara Temsilcilik Sehit Ersan 24/9 Cankaya Ankara Turkey


UW-Madison University Club, 4th floor
Grant details: CH-50975-13
Name: UW-Madison University Club, 4th floor
Abstract: Thanks to the NEH Challenge grant, the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies was able to renovate and refurbish the fourth floor of the University Club building on the UW-Madison campus. The grant allowed us to create additional and improved space for the Institute's Library and Archives. Our patrons now have better access to the Institute's resources, and we are able to show exhibits on our own premises that are open to the public.
Director: Cora Lee Kluge
Director: Mark Louden
Year: 2014
Address: University Club University of Wisconsin-Madison 432 East Campus Mall Madison, WI 53706
Primary URL: http://mki.wisc.edu
Primary URL Description: Max Kade Institute URL


Offsite Storage Building
Grant details: PA-51618-06
Name: Offsite Storage Building
Abstract: Climate-controlled collections storage building the Museum of Anthropology shares with the Library, Archaeology Labs, and University Art Collection.
Director: Stephen Whittington
Year: 2010
Address: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC