Saturday, March 27, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • "Rhonda Y. Williams, the John L. Seigenthaler Professor of American History, will deliver the next lecture in Vanderbilt Law School’s Dean’s Lecture Series on Race and Discrimination. The online event will be on Wednesday, March 31, beginning at noon CT."  More.
  • “Between 1939 and 1941, the Works Progress Administration collaborated with the New York City Tax Department to collect photographs of most buildings in the five boroughs of New York City. In 2018, the NYC Municipal Archives completed the digitization and tagging of these photos. This website places them on a map."  H/t: JQB
  • Maddie Burakoff on Wisconsin’s 1921 Equal Rights Law and La Follette Progressivism.  A video celebrating the legal legacy of Tiera Farrow, Kansas City’s pathbreaking female lawyer (41KSHB). Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson on the women shortlisted for the Supreme Court before Sandra Day O'Connor (The Hill).
  • ICYMI: The filibuster's racist history (Vox).  Discrimination against Asian women has long history (AJC).  Julian Davis Mortenson and Nicholas Bagley discuss “Delegation at the Founding” with Mark Joseph Stern (Slate).  FDR and the REA brings electricity to Northern Michigan (Ticker).

 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.