Uncover stories for Black History Month as told through Cornell’s Rare and Distinctive (RAD) Collections and its RAD curators! Curators will explore the history of African Americans in the labor movement, noted Cornell alum educator and civil rights advocate Jerome H. Holland, and the harrowing case of the Scottsboro boys. Presentations will showcase rare archival materials from Cornell spanning the Jim Crow era to the present.
Director, John Henrik Clarke Africana Library; Curator, Africana Collections, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections @Cornell University Library
Presentation: Jerome ‘Brud’ Holland: The First Among Many
Research Archivist, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives @Cornell University Library
Presentation: Celebrating Black Labor History at the Kheel Center
Director of Law Library Administrative Services & Adjunct Professor of Law @Cornell University Library
Presentation: The Scottsboro Trials Collection