Monday, December 24, 2012

Nuisances, Snake Oil, and Jim Crow Banks at the Hagley

[This spring's Research Seminars at the Hagley Library and Museum are all of interest to legal historians.]

February 14, 2013
David Lucsko, Auburn University
"Not in My Neighbor’s Backyard, Either: Junkyards, Automobile Enthusiasts, and Property Owners, 1965-2010"
Comment: Alison Isenberg, Princeton University

March 14, 2013
Susan Strasser, University of Delaware
"Snake Oil Revisited"
Comment: Nancy Tomes, SUNY-Stony Brook

April 11, 2013
Shennette Garrett-Scott, Case Western Reserve University
"'All the Other Devils This Side of Hades': Jim Crow and State Regulation of Negro Banks in Mississippi during the Progressive Era"
Comment: TBA

Seminars are free and open to the public and are based on a paper that is circulated in advance. Those planning to attend are encouraged to read the paper before coming to the seminar. Copies may be obtained by contacting Carol Lockman at The seminars begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the Copeland Room of Hagley’s library building.