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HistoryMakers Digital Archive Webinar
Start Date: 5/20/2020Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 5/20/2020End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description:

HistoryMakers is the nation’s largest African-American video Oral History collection. Barack Obama, poets Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez, Angela Davis, and over 200 scientists are among the 2,691 HistoryMakers interviewed.  Subjects discussed include: Black American culture; Black towns and land ownership; integration and public life; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); makings of modern music; public health and medical workers; poetry; Black theological traditions and religious life; feminism; migration and the Black diaspora; African survivals and the Gullah people; Black radical tradition; Black entrepreneurs; funeral rites; Black film and filmmakers; LGBTQ stories.

Lehman College has secured a Trial archive account for this resource during 2020.The Webinar includes a demonstration and discussion of ways to incorporate these Oral Histories into your courses, research, and a myriad of projects and presentations.


Location Information:
Lehman College  (View Map)
250 Bedford Park Blvd West
Bronx, NY 10468

Lehman College - Leonard Lief Library
Contact Information:
Name: Michelle Ehrenpreis
Phone: 7189606760
Email: michelle.ehrenpreis@lehman.cuny.edu
Attachments For This Event:
    > Flier of HistoryMakers Digital Archive event
Admission Information:
RSVP at https://lehman.libcal.com/event/6705219?hs=a
Audience:
  • Faculty
  • Event Type:
  • Lectures
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