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Remembering Leslie Brown

Remembering Leslie Brown

“My family is from the South, and I began my career as a historian sitting under the dining room table listening to the grown folks talk.” —Leslie Brown We at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) were very saddened to learn of Leslie Brown’s recent passing, and have always known how fortunate we were that our […]


“Living with Jim Crow” Wins Oral History Association Biennial Book Award

"Living with Jim Crow" Wins Oral History Association Biennial Book Award

Living with Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) by Anne Valk and Leslie Brown, recently won the 2011 Oral History Association biennial book award. The award was established in 1993 to recognize a published book that uses oral history to make a significant contribution to contemporary scholarship; […]