Past Grants Awarded

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Project Grant

Our Bondage/Our Freedom: Frederick Douglass & Hermann Melville - Exhibition

Exhibition using the 150th anniversary of Frederick Douglass' My Bondage and My Freedom and Melville's Benito Cereno as a starting point for exploring concerns such as the reach and limits of democracy, the nature of freedom, the role of race in the America and the place of the U.S. in the world.

New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA, Bristol County (Southeast)

project director: Candace L. Heald
awarded on: 2004-12-10
amount: $5,000