Request for Proposals
Update the National Register of Historic Places Nomination for
Booker T. Washington National Monument

August 13, 2021 The National Park Service (NPS) through a cooperative agreement with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc., (ASALH) is seeking the services of one (1) or two (2) Principal Investigators (PI) who will achieve very specific goals. The primary goal of the project is to provide NPS and partners with up-to-date documentation so that they can continue to responsibly manage and steward the Booker T. Washington National Monument. This update will help NPS and its partners achieve their vision to elevate the nationally significant birthplace, emancipation site, and legacy of Booker T. Washington, America’s most prominent African American educator and orator of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The contract is administered by ASALH and the work prepared for and completed in coordination with the National Park Service. All work accomplished by this research project will be credited to ASALH but becomes the property of the National Park Service and will be made publicly available. Interested parties should submit a proposal in response to this RFP to ASALH no later than 5:00 pm EST on September 10, 2021. Electronic copies may be directed to ASALH at with the subject line “Booker T. Washington National Monument.”

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RFP Booker T Washington 08132021