Iver Bernstein & Heidi Kolk

Iver Bernstein is professor of history, African and African-American Studies, and American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Heidi Kolk is assistant professor in the Sam Fox School of Design and assistant vice provost of academic assessment at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Introduction: 19th and Division, 1954

The illusion conjured by modern segregation is that segregation is a totalized reality, a natural and normal state of affairs. It is only by the close visual and historical engagement with material sites of segregation as palimpsests, in the manner this volume models, that the precariousness of the segregationist project in St. Louis can be discovered.