Relive a Woman's Life in the Late 1800s
Historian, actor and museum teacher Leslie Goddard portrays Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer as she mingles with library customers, sharing her stories and showing her artwork and artifacts from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Then she will attend part of the book discussion of A Vacation in a Buggy and give her "inside" perspective of the woman in the novel. Drop in with your questions about what it was like for a woman to live in the Chicago area at the end of the 19th century.
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm