Crafting Stories, Making History

Crafting Stories, Making History:

The African American Experience in Covington, KY

Kenton County Public Library in partnership with The Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington and phrie worlds, have received the Inaugural 2022 Connecting Community Digital Initiative Libraries, Archives and Museums Grant from the Library of Congress. The project provides funds for a community research project centered on African American History in Covington. The project titled, “Crafting Stories, Making History: the African American Experience in Covington, KY” creates three artist-in-residency opportunities for African American artists and community members as well as opportunities for the public to learn more about community research, using the Library of Congress digital collections and complete projects related to their research interests with funding in 4 mini-grants for Eastside residents. The grant will also honor three residents who have been preserving history for the benefit of the community in a celebration and exhibit in April 2023.  




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The "Crafting Stories, Making History: the African American Experience in Covington, KY" project has been made possible in part by funding from the Library of Congress

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