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February 2020

February 19-program, Why Wench Betty’s Story Matters: The Murder of a NJ Slave in 1784- with Sue Kozel

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, 185 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
Free

Find out why Wench Betty's Story Matters - The Murder of a NJ Slave in 1784 - A program sponsored by the New Jersey State Library and funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

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March 2020

March 10 author talk: NJ Women in American Politics with Jim DelGiudice

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, 185 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
Free

It's been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified and March is Women's History Month. This is a great time to hear: From Suffrage to the ERA: NJ Women in American Politics with Jim DelGiudice. Please join us on March 10th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room to hear this lecture, which examines a wide-ranging list of colorful individuals in the social context of their times.  In the beginning of the twentieth century, women…

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Author talk: Finding Kate: The Unlikely Journey of 20th Century Healthcare Advocate Kate Macy Ladd

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, 185 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
Free

Join us on March 25, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room to hear about Kate Macy Ladd. The Gilded age is dominated by figures such as Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Vanderbilt and we can hear and read of them easily. However, their wives and daughters often lived behind closed curtains and were only seen on the society pages.  While Kate Macy Ladd, standard oil heiress, seems to be one of these women, a deeper look…

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April 2020

April 15 author talk on New Jersey Civil War Photographers with Gary Saretzsky

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, 185 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
Free

On April 15 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room, the State Library will host a presentation entitled: ‘Ere the Shadows Fade: New Jersey’s Civil War Era Photographers with Gary Saretzsky. This presentation features several notable examples of New Jersey’s Civil War Era photographers.  The Civil War boosted the photographic trade, and in New Jersey, both soldiers and families demanded more images of loved ones. Numerous new photo galleries opened to meet the demand.   Join us…

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May 2020

May 13 talk: The Creation of American Law: The 1790s Supreme Court with Jude Pfister

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, 185 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
Free

On May 13 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room, author Jude Pfister will talk about his book, The Creation of American Law: John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth and the 1790s Supreme Court. May 1st is Law day and so we are recognizing the topic of Law for this May talk. The book by Jude Pfister serves as a history of America's national law with a look at those--such as John Jay (the first Chief), James Iredell,…

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