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Leon F. Litwack

AKA Leon Frank Litwack

Born: 2-Dec-1929
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Been In the Storm So Long

Military service: US Army

    University: BA, University of California at Berkeley (1951)
    University: MA, University of California at Berkeley (1952)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1958)
    Instructor: University of Wisconsin-Madison (1958-65)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1965-2007)

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1980 for Been in the Storm So Long
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Organization of American Historians President
 
    Stroke 2002

Author of books:
North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860 (1961, history)
The American Labor Movement (1962, history)
Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery (1979, history)
Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow (1998, history)
How Free Is Free? The Long Death of Jim Crow (2009, history)


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