Scott E. Casper (NHC Fellow, 2005–06)
Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon: African-American Life at an American Shrine, from Slavery to Jim Crow
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2005–06
Scott E. Casper wrote the introduction and seven of eight chapters of his book Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon: African American Life at an American Shrine, from Slavery to Jim Crow (under contract with Hill and Wang). He also worked on two other projects: the Oxford Companion to the Book (Oxford University Press), for which he is an associate editor; and the revised high school textbook for We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution, a curriculum and program of the Center for Civic Education, based in Calabasas, California. With Jeffrey D. Groves, Stephen W. Nissenbaum, and Michael Winship, he prepared final revisions of A History of the Book in America, Volume 3 (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming 2007).