Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Dr. William Jones, Professor of History at UW-Madison, will talk about Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights on Tues., Feb. 3, 2015, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series and the UWW Conversation on Race.

Dr. Jones is the author of books: The March on Washington: Jobs, freedom and the forgotten history of civil rights and The tribe of black Ulysses: African American lumber workers in the Jim Crow south, which UWW students and staff may borrow from other UW campus libraries by using the free Universal Borrowing service. Requested materials arrive in 2-5 weekdays. Articles written by Dr. Jones are available as well, including “The unknown origins of the March on Washington: Civil rights politics and the black working class” (Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 2010, vol.7:no.3, pp.33-52).

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I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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