BT1207 1968: Sharing Memories and Moments of the Local Civil Rights Movement
Tues., 3:30-5:30pm, Nov. 13
Main Reading Room, Fenwick Library at George Mason University
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Instructors: Dr. Zachary Shrag, Bob Coffin, Bob Frye, Marguerite Johnson, Jeremy Remson
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), George Mason University Libraries, and Mason Libraries Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) are hosting a panel discussion of individuals who, in 1968, participated in and witnessed civil rights events in the Northern Virginia and DC area. Dr. Zachary Shrag, a Mason History professor, will moderate the panel and assist in bringing out the memories of that time and place. Panelists include OLLI members Bob Coffin, Bob Frye, Marguerite Johnson, and Jeremy Remson. The SCRC staff will videotape the event to include in their Oral History collection.
The event will be in the Main Reading Room of Fenwick Library on Mason’s Fairfax campus. Refreshments will be available, and a tour of the Special Collections exhibition, Before and Beyond 1968: Three Civil Rights Movements in America, will follow the panel discussion. Paid parking is available on campus, with the Mason Pond Parking Garage recommended.