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The Center for Folklore Studies receives $100k donation to fund Ohio Field Schools

 

Lonnie w/ Muffler Man, Muffler Shop & Welding/Tire Station, New Rome, OHThe Center for Folklore Studies is pleased to announce that the Columbus Foundation donated $100,000 to support two Ohio Field Schools that will take place in summer 2017 & 2018! The credit-bearing, 4-6 week Ohio Field School will engage students in surveying, documenting, collecting and exhibiting Ohio folklore and cultural scenes.

This multi-year educational and outreach initiative will focus on a different Ohio region each year, beginning with the ethnically diverse rural and urban Appalachian communities of Southeastern Ohio.