by Morris O. Thomas
Established in 1912, Idlewild welcomed African Americans with no restrictions at a time when segregation was rampant. The small town eventually became one of the most popular African American resorts in the Midwest. This presentation is journey back to the decades when Idlewild offered rest, relaxation, and a respite from racism. Morris O Thomas, retired Professor of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University will present his program via Zoom. Scott Club will be open for participating in this program.
NOTE: 1:00pm On Zoom shown at the Scott Club. Or, join via Zoom from wherever you are located. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a Zoom link.