The Library’s annual Brown Bag Lunch Series will feature three programs on Thursdays at noon in July that focus exclusively on some aspect of women in society and woman’s suffrage. These programs are free and open to the public.
Thursday, July 10, Noon
My Hutterite Friend with Karen Ogden
Former Great Falls Tribune Regional Editor Karen Ogden chronicles her working relationship and subsequent friendship with Lisa Marie Stahl, the young Hutterite woman who was a Great Falls Tribune columnist. With Karen’s help, she published her book My Hutterite Life, which gives a rare public glimpse into the private lives of the Hutterites.
Thursday, July 17, Noon
My Life in Broadcasting with Norma Ashby
Local TV personality Norma Ashby talks about her life as one of the first woman broadcasters of the 50’s and 60’s, successes, and noteworthy women she met in her career who inspired her, including Barbara Walters.
Thursday, July 24, Noon
We’ve Come a Long Way Baby: Women I’ve Known in Making Equality a Reality
Local community activist Arlyne Reichert talks about her experiences as a delegate at the 1972 Montana State Constitutional Convention and women she’s known who were instrumental in the states’ woman’s suffrage movement, including Janette Rankin.