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Evening Talk: ‘A Summer School of their Own’
Thursday 21 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree to members
Evening Talk by Mary Joannou: ‘A Summer School of their Own’: The Newnham College Summer School for Working Women 1922-1950.
A presentation centred on the summer schools for working women run by Newnham College and the Workers’ Educational Association. Drawing on the voices, letters and personal testimonies of factory workers, domestic servants and seamstresses, the talk will piece together a fascinating story of women’s, creativity, aspirations and achievements. Mary Joannou is an Emerita Professor at Anglia Ruskin University attached to the Labour History Research Unit.
Space is limited and these talks are ticketed. Please apply via our website or on Eventbrite here and click on the event to register, or leave us a note at the library. Tickets are free to current members of the Friends of Milton Road Library and £3 per person to non-members (payable on the door).