New Research In Oral History - Lunch Lecture: Exploring The African American Experience In the 19th and 20th Centuries through Oral History

Lecture | March 20 | 12-1:15 p.m. | 267 Bancroft Library

 Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, Professor Emerita of History, California State University, Sacramento

 Oral History Center

Professor Shirley Moore, an alumna of UC Berkeley, is the author of numerous works on African American history in the West, including "To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California 1910-1963," and most recently "Sweet Freedom's Plains: African Americans on the Overland Trails 1841-1869. In the lunch lecture series, "New Research in Oral History," Dr. Moore will discuss her use of oral history in these two books, as well as its overall importance in documenting the African American experiences in California and the West.

 mmeeker@berkeley.edu, 510-643-9733