CLAYTON LIBRARY FRIENDS

The Power of Exclusion: Racism, Passing, Immigration, and the Census

  • Fri, February 11, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online Virtual Program

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research Presents -  

The Power of Exclusion: Racism, Passing, Immigration, and the Census

Race has been a part of the United States Federal Census since its founding, but its groups have been in flux ever since. Join librarian and historian Gabby Womack, M.S., M.A., as she shares the history of exclusion and erasure behind the Mixed-Race, Black, Chinese, and Mexican categories from the mid-nineteenth to the early-twentieth century.

Register here: https://houstonlibrary.libcal.com/event/8766418

This event is offered by Houston Public Library - Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. Please direct questions to cla.reference@houstontx.gov or 832-393-2600.

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