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2020 FDL Conference: Thinking about Race, Voting Rights, and the Past: People, Moments, and Documents

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2020 Federal Depository Library Conference

 

Title: Thinking about Race, Voting Rights, and the Past: People, Moments, and Documents

Speakers:

  • Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Jennifer Morgan, Government Documents Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Robbie Sittel, Government Information Librarian and Head of the Eagle Commons Library, University of North Texas

Description:

    “Research is like archaeology” – Prof. Fuentes-Rohwer has done research in many libraries and archives (the Library of Congress, presidential libraries, the Dirksen Congressional Center, and academic libraries) for the book that he is completing on race and voting in the United States. Central to the story of the book are the Voting Rights Act and the Freedom Movement. Prof. Fuentes Rohwer will talk about his research, sharing stories about historical figures in the Freedom Movement and his research uncovering Government documents that are central to his work.

    Ms. Morgan will provide information on historical and archival resources used for researching U.S. Congressional documents, judicial case records, and archival collections.

Duration: 62 minutes

Date Recorded: 10/23/2020

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