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Category: Community Collections grants

CCDI Awardee Friends of Tijeras Pueblo connects past and present

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Friends of Tijeras Pueblo (FTP) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives and Museum Awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C. FTP is receiving $61,366.50 for their project, “The Ancestral Tiwa World Connected to the Present: Tijeras …

An outdoor photo of a stilt walker dressed in blue on the street with trees and a blue sky in the background interacting with participants of the Goombay Festival in Miami

Catching-up with Community Collections Grant Recipients: Documenting Goombay and Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove, Miami

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

This is a guest post by Aarti Mehta-Kroll, co-leader of the 2024 American Folklife Center Community Collections Grant project, Documenting Goombay and Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove. This post is part of the Library of Congress Of the People blog series featuring awardees of the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grants program.

Jourdan Brunson and Tameshia Rudd-Ridge, founders of kinkofa, researching at Dallas Municipal Archives for the 'If Tenth Street Could Talk' project.

Catching up with Community Collections Grant Recipients: If Tenth Street Could Talk with Tameshia Rudd-Ridge and Jourdan Brunson

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

This post is an interview with Tameshia Rudd-Ridge and Jourdan Brunson of the Dallas, Texas Community Collections Grant project, If Tenth Street Could Talk, as part of the Library's Of the People blog series featuring awardees of the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grant program.