VMN CE Webinar: Segregation in Virginia’s National Parks: 1916-1965
From Michelle Prysby
Description: In the early twentieth century, national parks developed within the state of Virginia were racially segregated. This presentation will address the development of NPS segregation policy, its impact on visitors, and how it shaped cultural landscapes and visitor facilities in the parks.
Presenter: Erin Krutko Devlin is an Associate Professor of History and American Studies, and the director of the American Studies Program, at the University of Mary Washington. Her recently released historic resource study, “Segregation in Virginia’s National Parks: 1916-1965,” was completed under a cooperative agreement between the National Park Service and the Organization of American Historians.
Host: Michelle Prysby, Virginia Master Naturalist Program Director
StoryMap based on Erin's research on this topic: https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/segregation-in-virginia-national-parks-1916-to-1965.htm
Full research report: https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/segregation-in-virginia-national-parks-1916-to-1965.htm
Zoom Recording ID: 86201193195 UUID: ukHjMPuuRLaVQwcbf2vciQ== Meeting Time: 2023-10-12 03:41:38pmGMT