"The Road to Brown v. Board of Education"
The William Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project
Presented by the University Library
Date: January 23, 2013
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM
Location: Harrison/Small Special Collections Library Auditorium
The William Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project is a series of 86 interviews that provide firsthand accounts of the legal struggle to abolish injustices perpetuated under Jim Crow laws.
Join us for a presentation featuring some of these remarkable oral histories, painstakingly restored and digitized by Library staff and recently made available online.
A panel discussion will follow the screening.
- Patrice Grimes, Associate Dean, Office of African American Affairs; Associate Professor, Curry School of Education
- Ervin Jordan, Research Archivist, U.Va. Library
- Phyllis Leffler, Professor, Corcoran Department of History