The William Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project

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Date/Time
01/23/2013
2:00 pm

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UVA

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The William Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project

A presentation featuring  oral histories consisting of 86 interviews providing firsthand accounts of the legal struggle to abolish injustices perpetuated under Jim Crow laws, painstakingly restored and digitized by Library staff and recently made available online. A panel discussion follows the screening, including: Patrice Grimes, Associate Dean, Office of African American Affairs and Associate Professor, Curry School of Education; Ervin Jordan, Research Archivist, UVA Library; and Phyllis Leffler, Professor, Corcoran Department of History. Harrison/Small Special Collections Library Auditorium, UVA Campus.