Topics: Anthropology, Black Hills, Discussion Leader, History, South Dakota, Women
Program Types: Book Club to Go, One Book South Dakota, Speakers Bureau, Virtual Program(s), Young Readers One Book
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Carrie Ingalls – An Ingalls in the Black Hills
This will be an examination into Carrie’s life after high school until her death in 1946. Three main stages in her life will be examined: working woman, caregiver and stepmother.
Aprons – Can They Talk?
Using material culture – the apron – we will learn about the owner. We will also explore the various ways to date an apron. Various aprons will be presented to give an insight on what the apron was used for. There will be a group discussion of apron memories.
Mary Montgomery Borglum – More Than Gutzon Borglum’s Wife
An examination of the wife of Gutzon Borglum. Who was this woman besides the wife? This lecture will examine Mary’s life from birth to death.
Women Workers at Mount Rushmore During the Carving Years
Yes, there were women working at Mount Rushmore. What did these women do? An examination of the various duties these women did during this period will be examined.