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Admit One: An American Scrapbook
brochure: admit one

Martha Collins traces the history of scientific racism from the 1904 World’s Fair through the eugenics movement of the 1920s. Using a variety of documentary sources, Collins constructs a “scrapbook” of fragments, quotations, narrative passages, and lyrical riffs that reveal connections between the Fair; the Bronx Zoo; and ideas that culminated in anti-immigration, anti-miscegenation, and eugenic-sterilization laws in 1924. Collins will sign copies of her book, Admit One: An American Scrapbook, following the program. Books will also be available for purchase.

When: Tuesday, March 28, at 7pm
Where: AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
How Much:Free
Exhibit(s): The 1904 World's Fair: Looking Back at Looking Forward
#1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis
Brochure: admit one.pdf
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