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Poughkeepsie AAUW and the
Poughkeepsie Public Library presents:
Return of the Victorian Lady – In an All New Program
“The Victorian Lady”
October 13, 2016
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please be prompt!
Poughkeepsie Public Library
Boardman Road Branch
141 Boardman Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Sue McLane marks her 25th year of researching and presenting programs. She is a member of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association. “Utopia” will tell the stories of some of the alternative lifestyle groups in the 19th century and how that affected women’s experience then and now. As last year, Sue will be using clothing as a vehicle for her presentation along with other “show & tell” items.
Sue McLane has been a Living History presenter known as “The Victorian Lady” since 1991. Sue was drawn to the Victorian Era’s simpler way of life and to the study of history itself. Her love of antique clothing enticed her to discover details about each piece and its origin, which developed her fascination with history. Sue McLane says that each outfit tells a story and looking at the details explains not only what it took to create it, but opens a window into the past. Many of her outfits have appeared in movies such as “Out of Africa.”
Please join the Poughkeepsie Branch of the American Association of University Women, Inc. to honor our:
of Sparrow’s Nest
of the Hudson Valley
Sunday, October 23, 2016
2372 Route 52, Hopewell Junction, NY
Dutchess Community College
June 9, 2016,Lisa Ghartey spoke about the importance of being an education champion for children, "Every Child Deserves a Champion." She gave us ways we can all improve educational outcomes for our most vulnerable children regardless of our profession.
May 15, 2016
Lucinda Franks Jeffrey T. Sammons
“Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, "Harlem's Rattlers and the
and Me” Great War"
On April 14, 2016, Maria Idoni, the AFSP’s (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) Area Director for the Hudson Valley and Westchester chapters gave an important discussion concerning suicide. She took us through the statistics, the research, the prevention and what we could do to fight suicide. To the surprise of everyone there are over 800,000 death per year in the world due to suicide and this is felt to be greatly underreported. She called for the need to treat mental health as we do physical health and seek help
This is a community based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Watch for warning signs and reach out to other and seek help for yourself.