Humanities Grants Deep South

FILE- This March 10, 2017 file photo shows the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Miss. The museum in Mississippi is getting $460,000 to create an exhibit about the history and influence of American blues and the music’s connection to the Mississippi Delta. It’s among 199 grants totaling $18.6 million nationwide announced Monday by the National Endowment for the Humanities. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Delta Blues Museum is getting $460,000 to help add sound to exhibits about the history and influence of American blues and the music’s Mississippi Delta connections.

It’s among 199 grants totaling $18.6 million nationwide announced Monday by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thirteen, totaling $825,000, are in four Deep South states.

Eight in Georgia include $185,000 for the University of Georgia Research Foundation, to complete a database with maps showing settlement and movement of Native, European and African populations in North America from 1500 to 1790.

Two Louisiana grants include $50,000 for Amistad Research Center to organize records of African-American land ownership in the rural South.

Two in Alabama include $6,000 for University of Alabama assistant professor Claire Cage to research forensic science and law in 19th-century France.

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