Mondays at Beinecke: William Pickens with Edwin C. Schroeder

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Online ()

Beinecke Library Director Edwin C. Schroeder will discuss the life, papers, and library of William Pickens (1881-1954, Yale 1904), American educator, essayist, and orator. Pickens was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa upon graduation from Yale and then received a master’s degree from Fisk University in 1908 and a Doctor of Letters from Selma University in 1915. Pickens was a field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and he wrote extensively on racial issues.
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