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Elizabeth Clark-Lewis, PhD is Professor of History at Howard University. Since 1990 she has directed its Public History Program. The former Director of Graduate Studies has served on the Executive Board of the Organization of American Historians and as the National Director of the Association of Black Women Historians. She is one of the founders of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Association. Professor Clark-Lewis authored Keep It Locked: 106 Tributes to AJ Calloway (2014); Synergy: Public History At Howard University (2011); Emerging Voices and Paradigms: Black Women's Scholarship [Co-editor] (2008); First Freed: Emancipation in the District of Columbia (2002); Living In, Living Out: African American Domestics in Washington, DC (1996); Northern Virginia Community College: An Oral History, 1965 - 1985 [Co-author] (1987); and, The Transition From Live-in to Day Work (1985). Elizabeth Clark-Lewis has written twenty-one articles for scholarly publications. As a co-producer of Freedom Bags, a 1990 WETA/PBS documentary, she received the Oscar Micheaux Best Documentary Award.
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National Archives and Records Administration
2018 - "The Service of Col. Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers at Mt Whitney and Sequoia National Parks," (Three Rivers, California), National Park Service; Harriet Tubman-Caroline County (Maryland) Grant, National Park Service ; "Hand Dance Culture in Northern Virginia," Virginia Foundation for the Humanities ; Quaker/Colored Cemetery Project (Washington, DC), National Park Service ; DC Emancipation History, District of Columbia Government ; "Community Historic Preservation," DC Community Humanities Council Grant ; Terrell Museum/National Trust for Historic Preservation Grant (Scholar) ; Center for the Advancement of Service Learning, Washington, DC ; Developing Waysides and Outdoor Interpretive Exhibits Grant, Peoples Involvement Corporation, Washington, DC ; Mary McLeod Bethune National Council House Study, National Park Service, Washington, DC ; Slavery at Oxon Hill Farm (Maryland), National Park Service, Washington, DC ; Fund for Academic Excellence Grant, Howard University ; Howard University Faculty Research Grant ; "Footsteps From North Brentwood (Maryland)," Community History Grant, Smithsonian Institution ; Calvert County African American Teachers' Oral History Project, Maryland Humanities Council ; "In Search of Common Ground," Potomac Gardens Public Housing Oral History Project, D C Community Humanities Council ; “Emancipation Day Heritage Programs“ D C Arts and Humanities Council ; Oral History Project, 25th Anniversary of the Anacostis Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC ; “Women and Migration” Faculty Research Grant, Howard University ; Minority Producers Grant, W.E.T.A. Television (PBS-Channel 26) ; Hechinger Foundation Documentary History Production Grant ; Washington Post Foundation, Documentary History Production Grant ; Martin Marietta Corporation, Documentary History Production Grant ; American Express Company, Documentary History Production Grant ; Hattie Strong Foundation, Documentary History Production Grant ; "Migration in Washington, DC" District of Columbia Community Humanities Council ; Gum Springs Museum Development Grant , Virginia Humanities Council ; State of Virginia Local History Development Grant ; National Endowment for the Humanities/Clark University, Teaching Methodologies Grant ;