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Lincoln University
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African American, women, Missouri, St. Louis, business history, African American press, biography
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About Me

Historian of 19th and 20th century United States History with research focuses on African American business, biography, and culture. Working on projects relating to African Americans in the state of Missouri. Promoted through the academic ranks to Professor of History at Lincoln University, Missouri. Designated Professor Emerita upon retirement in 2019.

Recent Publications

Oxford African American Studies Center, African American Biography Online. Biographical Sketches of  –

Henry W. Foster, Jr, OBGYN

Myrtle Todd Cook, Social Worker

Mabel Smythe Haith, Diplomat, Educator

Thomas Washington Talley, Ph.D., Science Educator, Folklorist

Thomasina Washington Talley Greene, EdD, Pianist, Educator

Anthony Overton, Sr, Businessman, Reconstruction Louisiana legislator

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic