The Age of Jim Crow: Legal Segregation by Race in the United States, 1890-1967

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Programs for Teachers
Newberry Teachers' Consortium

This seminar focuses on the role of law in creating and maintaining legal segregation in the American South from the late 19th century through the 20th century. Participants will discuss school segregation and desegration, intermarriage and fears about racial purity, as well as the complex interplay of race, gender, and class politics.

Seminar led by Jane Dailey, University of Chicago