March 2, 2023
Doors open at 6:30; Q & A following the talk.
The Collective - Community Arts Center
201 N. Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026
"The Women Who Made America" - Author Talk with Olivia Meikle
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Author and podcaster Olivia Meikle shares the stories of three remarkable women, Josephine Roche, Bessie Margolin, and Frances Perkins, who helped shape 20th-century America.
The Women Who Made America: How Josephine Roche, Bessie Margolin and Frances Perkins gave the country a New Deal
Author and podcaster Olivia Meikle shares the stories of three remarkable women who helped shape 20th-century America. Learn about Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and first woman to serve on a presidential Cabinet, Supreme Court attorney Bessie Margolin, relentless courtroom champion of women's and workers' rights, and Lafayette's own Josephine Roche, labor reformer and first female Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Meikle’s book, "The Book of Sisters," will also be on sale in partnership with the Read Queen. A Q&A and book signing follows after the talk. (Interpretation is available upon request with 72-hour advance notice.)