NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Some Tennessee and Kentucky humanities projects will receive part of $21.8 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities announced this week.
Nationwide, the funding will go to 295 projects.
Two projects in Kentucky will receive about $6,000 each. One will assess preservation at the Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University. The second is at Eastern Kentucky University for a preservation assessment of digital collections at the university library.
In Tennessee, the awards range from $6,000 to $50,400 and go to projects at Birthplace of Country Music Alliance in Bristol; University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, associate history professor Paul Kramer plans to look at the relationship between U.S. foreign policy and immigration policy since the 1890s.
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