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Hagley Library Fellowships/Grants Awarded July 2016

The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded in July, 2016.  Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31th.  The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.

 

Carol Ressler Lockman

Manager, Hagley Center

PO Box 3630

Wilmington DE  19807

Kentucky Historical Society Churchill Weavers Fellowship

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is home to one of the finest weaving archives in the nation—the Churchill Weavers collection. Comprised of more than 30,000 handwoven textiles and related weaving and business records, this collection promises to enrich many areas of scholarship and exhibition research, especially those related to labor history, the history of 20th century capitalism, material culture, and the history of Appalachia.

Allan Berube on the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union

Many of you are probably familiar with the work of Allan Berube on gay history.  At the time of his death, he was working on a history of hte Marine Cooks and Stewards Union.  Estelle Freedman has reconstructed Allan's lecture about the MC&S and made it available online at http://outhistory.org/exhibits/show/no-baiting/red-race-queen

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