Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Lecture on 19th Century African American Community in Northwestern Wisconsin

Celebrate Wisconsin stories during Archives Month! McIntyre Library and the Department of History invite you to a public lecture entitled Discovering Forgotten Stories: Northwestern Wisconsin's First African American Community, Friday, October 19, at 5:15 p.m., in Haas Fine Arts Center, Phillips Recital Hall.

Presenter Timothy L. Ericson is a career archivist and educator who recently retired from his position as Director of Archival Studies, School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has authored many articles, including "Building Our Own 'Iron Curtain': The Emergence of Secrecy in American Government," American Archivist, Sprint/Summer 2005, for which he won the Society of American Archivists Ernst Posner Award.
Support for Mr. Ericson’s lecture has been provided from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire Academic Affairs Professional Development Program.

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