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Fellowship Announcement

November 22, 2011

Increasing African American Diversity in Archives:
The HistoryMakers Fellowship, Mentoring, Training and Placement Institute

The HistoryMakers is proud to announce the 2nd Increasing African American
Diversity in Archives: The HistoryMakers Fellowship, Mentoring, Training and
Placement Institute, a year -long fellowship (Monday, June 4, 2012 through
Saturday June 1, 2013) working in African American archives. This program is
made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
(IMLS) in the amount of $800,000. The purpose of this fellowship program is to
provide training for African American archivists and other archivists
interested in working with African American archival collections. The year will
include 3-month immersion training program at The HistoryMakers Chicago
location (Monday, June 4, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012) and an on-site
residency (Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - Saturday, June 1, 2013). Applicants
must identify their top 3 choices from the following list of host institutions:

 Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
[http://www.amistadresearchcenter.org/]
 Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
[http://avery.cofc.edu/]
 Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, IL
[http://www.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/woodson-regional]
 Franklin Library at Fisk University, Nashville, TN
[http://www.fisk.edu/Academics/Library/SpecialCollections.aspx]
 The HistoryMakers, Chicago, IL
[http://www.thehistorymakers.com/]
 Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD
[http://www.msa.md.gov/]
 Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum, Culver City, CA
[http://www.claytonmuseum.org/]

Please see the Fellowship Listing (R:\Foundation Grants\IMLS Grant\IMLS Laura
Bush 21st Century\2011-2012 ('12-'13 Fellows)\Outreach\Flier\HistoryMakers
Fellowship Listing (2013).pdf) for more information.

The HistoryMakers will be accepting applications for the 2012-2013 fellowship
program until Tuesday, February 14, 2012. A complete application packet should
be sent to:

Jessica Levy
2012-2013 Archive Fellowship Program
The HistoryMakers
1900 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

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