Ona Judge was not only Martha Washington’s maid but also a seamstress, creating and mending many pieces of clothing for the Washingtons. Join us for a live virtual presentation with
Ona Judge was not only Martha Washington’s maid but also a seamstress, creating and mending many pieces of clothing for the Washingtons. Join us for a live virtual presentation with Ann Shipley from Pottsgrove Manor to learn what was in style for aristocratic women during the Colonial Era and how garments and colonial dresses were made by enslaved Black women like Ona Judge.
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This program is part of Scranton Reads 2021. What is Scranton Reads?
Scranton Reads is a joint venture between the Scranton Public Library and the City of Scranton to host an annual event which seeks to encourage reading among people of all ages and to unite the community by means of discussions and activities featuring a specific book. To learn more about Scranton Reads, its events, and its book and author selection, visit scrantonreads.org.
A PA Forward initiative promoting Basic and Civic & Social Literacy
(Wednesday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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