Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00 pm ~ Yarmouth History Center is pleased to host historian and author Mark Richard on Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00 pm. Richard, whose talk is entitled “The Ku Klux Klan Confronts Franco-Americans in the 1920s,” will speak as part of the History Center’s ongoing Lecture Series. His talk will explore Franco-American history in New England, with a focus on Maine.
Mark Richard holds a PhD in history from Duke University and serves as Professor of History at SUNY-Plattsburgh. His current research focus includes French-Canadian migration to the northeastern United States and the integration of French speakers into US society over time. He is the author of two books: Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States and Not a Catholic Nation: The Ku Klux Klan Confronts New England in the 1920s.
This lecture is free for members of Yarmouth Historical Society and $5 for all others. The lecture series is sponsored by the Leon and Lisa Gorman Fund.