The community is invited to a talk in observance of Constitution Day, hosted by Missouri S&T’s history and political science department. The event will begin at noon Monday, Sept. 18, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C in the Havener Center.
Dr. Larry Gragg will give a talk on the difficulty of desegregating higher education prior to the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.
In the seventh grade, Dr. Larry Gragg knew he wanted to be a historian. His teacher assigned him to write about any person in popular culture and Gragg picked up his first biography to read about the New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig. What followed from that class project was a lifetime of research and interviews.Read More »
Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, will present a talk on the anti-Nazi efforts of American Jewish gangsters as part of the event series connected to the Americans and the Holocaust exhibit at the university.Read More »
In his new book released in late August, Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, tells the behind-the-scenes story of Las Vegas’ meteoric rise to becoming the multi-billion dollar tourist industry it is today.Read More »
A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it is today in a new book. “The rise in Las Vegas tourism from one million visitors in 1950, to ten million in 1960 was no accident,” says Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching […]Read More »