...it also became clear to me that I was entering into a rare opportunity. During my ten weeks with the Library of Congress, I would have access to a collection of materials composed largely of textbooks, cypher books, or treatises in the history of math--a collection most of which had never been digitized and, as a result, was generally understudied.
One hundred years ago on May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of white residents attacked Black residents, homes, and businesses, as well as cultural and public institutions in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, OK, an oil boom city and one of the wealthiest Black communities in the United States. The Red Cross provided critical medical aid and temporary tent housing, and documented the violence in official reports.
You might not think of either as a “business” topic but they are, because both are their own industries and because logistics - the commercial activity of transporting goods to customers – have been core parts of the U.S. economy and world trade.
Please join the Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division for a "COVID-19 and the Brain" online presentation on May 13, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. (E.D.T.).