Iowa First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, March 11
Most Iowans are familiar with Iowa’s only President, Herbert Hoover, but few know of the fascinating life of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover. just as an example, she was the first First Lady to make regular nationwide radio broadcasts, served as national president of the Girl Scouts, spoke Latin and studied Mandarin Chinese.
Wednesday, March 11
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Muscatine Community College, Student Center
152 Colorado St., Muscatine
Matt Schaefer, Outreach Archivist at the Hebert Hoover Presidential Library, will share the life story of Hoover with a special focus on her take on suffrage.
About the presenter:
As the Hoover Library’s Outreach Archivist, Schaefer organizes conferences, works with professional organizations and keeps the Hoover Library in the public eye. He also does reference and collection management tasks.
Before coming to the library, Schaefer worked at the State Historical Society of Iowa in Iowa City and at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor. He lives in Iowa City with his wife, Karen Mason, who is Curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives.
This event is co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of Muscatine County and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges
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- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
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