Episode 31: "Groping Toward Democracy" – Priscilla Dowden-White (Meet Me in St. Louis, Part 7)

Episode Description

While this year's Missouri Conference on History may be over, the Our Missouri Podcast invites listeners to "meet us" in St. Louis for a multi-part series focusing on several projects and institutions that document the city's history and cultural identity. This episode features Priscilla Dowden-White discussing her book, Groping toward Democracy: African American Social Welfare Reform in St. Louis, 1910-1949, as well as her current research project on St. Louisan Margaret Bush Wilson.

About the Guest

Priscilla Dowden-White holds a Ph.D. in history from Indiana University. Presently, she serves as an associate professor of history at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.