Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

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Colorado Women Lecture: Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

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In 1918 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, becoming its first female African American graduate. Join Polly Bugros McLean, author of Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family's Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High, for a lecture using Jones's personal story as a lens through which to examine the greater experience of middle-class blacks in the early twentieth century.