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History Matters: Gowns and Gavels -The Life of Virginia Fiester Frederick

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/20/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
 In honor of Women's History Month, Laurie Stein, curator at the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society, will give this talk on ground-breaking local female politician Virginia Fiester Frederick. Ms. Frederick began her fashion design career in her Lake Forest basement with outfits for her children. She reached her pinnacle when her designs were commissioned for a White House wedding. She became the first woman alderman on the Lake Forest City Council and then served this area for 16 years in the Illinois State House. A Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society program.
Library: Cook Park Library    map
Location: Meeting Room
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 HOUR cancellation notice. This allows time to notify others on the waiting list.