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ES-50285-09Education Programs: Institutes for K-12 EducatorsColgate UniversityAbolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York10/1/2009 - 12/31/2010$193,100.00GrahamRussellHodges   Colgate UniversityHamiltonNY13346-1338USA2009U.S. HistoryInstitutes for K-12 EducatorsEducation Programs19310001931000

A four-week school teacher institute for twenty-five participants on upstate New York's national role and leadership in conducting fugitive slaves on the Underground Railroad line to Canada.

A Four-Week Summer Institute for teachers on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York to be held at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York from June 27-July 23, 2010. The proposed institute will provide to twenty-five middle and high school teachers lectures, discussions by some of the nation's foremost scholars in the field, supply ample secondary readings and primary texts, and offer film and three field trips to sites relevant to the institute's purpose. Graham Russell Hodges, the George Dorland Langdon, Jr. Professor of History and Africana Studies at Colgate will organize and direct the institute.