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Guest History Speaker: Pete Daniel

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When

April 8, 2024, 2:30PM - 3:45PM

Where

Tompkins College Center (TCC) at Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive, Allentown, PA, 18104

Details

Join us in Alcove C to virtually meet Pete Daniel! He’ll discuss his chapter on the surprising history of NASCAR from his book, Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s and Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights.

A former curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and an award-winning historian of the American South, Pete Daniel was the first full-time public historian to serve as president of the Organization of American Historians. He co-curated Rock ’n’ Soul: Social Crossroads and Official Images: New Deal Photography, among several other major exhibitions. His work includes Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s and Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights.