CESU Special History Study-African Americans at Mammoth Cave

Grants and Contracts Details


We propose to develop a monograph study that documents the history of Black Americans in and around Mammoth Cave between 1860 and 1941. This activity will proceed for three years beginning in July of 2023 and proceed for three years. It will require some travel to the Mammoth Cave area, archival research within the state of Kentucky, possible oral history interviews, and a sub-agreement in order to utilize the expertise of Le Datta Grimes of Clemson University.
Effective start/end date10/1/239/30/26


  • Department of the Interior: $74,000.00


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