Glessner House presents Women’s Work at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition March 16, 2023

Quinn Chapel AME Church: History and Preservation
Women’s Work at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition
Thursday, March 16, 2023
7:00 to 8:00 PM
Online via Zoom
“In honor of Women’s History Month, this talk will explore the contributions of women to the 1893 world’s fair. It will examine the work of Bertha Palmer and the Board of Lady Managers, the protest of Ida B. Wells, the design of the Woman’s Building by architect Sophia Hayden, and the Congress of Representative Women, staged as part of the World’s Congress Auxiliary.
“Diane Dillon is a scholar-in-residence at the Newberry Library. She holds a PhD in the History of Art from Yale, where she completed a dissertation on the 1893 world’s fair.”
“THIS IS THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF PROGRAMS DURING 2023 EXPLORING CHICAGO’S TWO WORLD’S FAIRS HELD IN 1893 AND 1933-34.
$12 per person / $10 for members for this online Event

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