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Carrie Ingalls Swanzey - An Ingalls in the Black Hills
Kirkpatrick examines Carrie's life after high school until her death in 1946. Three main stages will be examined - working woman, feminist and stepmother. 2020 is Carrie's 150th birthday.
Aprons - Can They Talk?
Using material culture - the apron - we learn about the owner. Various ways to date an apron will be discussed and various aprons will be presented, giving insight into what the apron was used for, as well as who the owner might have been. There will be a group discussion of apron memories.
Women Workers at Mount Rushmore During the Carving Years, 1927-1941
Kirkpatrick looks at the various job titles that these women held, and the duties performed.