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Liberty 1915: One Cartoon, Many Stories
Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$15 – $20
Recognized for her incisive observation that “well behaved women seldom make history,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will discuss the image of Liberty and its use in the quest for women’s rights, including in the Punch centerfold of 1915 that portrays a dynamic Lady Liberty striding across the United States from west to east. Dr. Ulrich is the 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University, Emerita and the author of Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, The Age of Homespun and A Midwife’s Tale. Book signing and reception to follow.
$15 members; $20 non-members