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MH-00-16-0007-16

Black Archives, History and Research Foundation of South Florida
Fiscal Year: 
2016
Award: 
$142,894.00
City: 
Miami
State: 
FL
Recipient Type: 
museum
Program: 
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
Program Categories: 

Black Archives, History and Research Foundation of South Florida will address a need for trained, local archival staff by enhancing the professional and technical skills of current staff and implementing an immersive college and university internship program to introduce a new generation of students to the field of archival management. Grant funds will support the hiring of an assistant archivist and the establishment of an archival management team, which will allow expanded public access to the holdings of the Black Archives. Greater accessibility will sustain the Black Archives as an enduring public resource that educates and enriches the community.