Individual Author Record
Name: James GrossmanPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJames Grossman is Vice President for Research and Education at the Newberry Library, and Senior Research Associate in the Department of History at the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationHis professional service has included elected offices in the American Historical Association and Organization of American Historians, ethics committees for the AHA and the OAH, and Advisory Boards for the AHA, Center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University, Illinois Historical Society, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and Chicago Public Library. He co-chaired the Program Committee for the Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians in 2005. He also has served as Chair of the Board of the Chicago Metro History Education Center and President of the Hyde Park Soccer Club, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the National History Center.
*''Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration '', University Of Chicago Press, 1991*''A Chance to Make Good: African Americans 1900-1929 (The Young Oxford History of African Americans, V. 7) '', Oxford University Press, USA, 1997