The Newberry Seminar in Rural History, sponsored by the Center for Great Lakes Culture at Michigan State University presents:
"Great Lakes Rural History"
Saturday, October, 27, 2001, 11 am to 5 pm
Family Stories from the North Country: An Ethnography of Place
Susan Gray, Arizona State University
(from the new book "The American Midwest: Essays on Regional History")
'Your Friend and School Mate': Education and Socialization in Covert, Michigan
Anna-Lisa Cox, University of Illinois at Urbana
'Farming the Farmers': Contract Farming in the Rural Midwest, 1898-1917
Kathleen Mapes, SUNY Geneseo
There is no charge to attend the seminar, but pre-registration is required. To register and request copies of the papers e-mail Rebekah Holmes call or email us at the address provided below.
The seminar format assumes that all participants have read the essay in advance, and that all those requesting the paper will attend the seminar. Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend. We encourage faculty members to call the seminar to the attention of graduate students.
The Newberry Library
Scholl Center for Family and Community History
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
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