On Wednesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the National Archives in St. Louis, a panel of local historians will discuss ”Poverty In America” and the photographs on display in the exhibition.
The panel will be moderated byDr. Jonathan C. Smith (Saint Louis University’s Department of African American Studies). Other panelists include, Dr. Margaret Garb (Washington University) who will discuss the Great Depression; Dr. Adell Patton (University of Missouri at St. Louis) who will discuss Post-Depression poverty and Dr. John McManus (Missouri University of Science and Technology) will discuss how poverty fueled World War II enlistment.
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DIRECTIONS:The National Archives at St. Louis is located at 1 Archives Drive (off of Dunn Road) St. Louis, MO., 63138, next to Hazelwood East Middle School. All visitors to this facility must go through security screening entering the facility. Visitors are REQUIRED to show current photo identification. Items such as, knives, pepper spray, and other weapons are not allowed in the facility. Free parking is available in the visitor parking lot.