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American Women Symposium

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Friday, June 20, 2003
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Five: Women and Labor

Elizabeth Clark-Lewis is a professor and director of the Public History Program at Howard University. In those capacities she has taught courses in many areas, including African-American experience, women in the United States, history of the District of Columbia, and museum, archives, historic preservation studies, and oral history. Her books include First Freed: Emancipation in the District of Columbia and Living In, Living Out: African American Domestics and the Great Migration. She is the author of many articles and the recipient of major grants from the National Park Service, National Endowment for the Arts, and other agencies. Clark-Lewis was also the producer and creator of the PBS documentary Freedom Bags, on African-American women's labor and migration, which won the Oscar Micheaux Award.

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