Category: Archived Events

Past Events From The DeForest Area Historical Society

February 28, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Where: Zoom When: Tuesday, March 23 at 10:00am Visit the Library website to register for the Zoom program. Cristabel and Emmeline Pankhurst, Susan B. Anthony, Emma Davisson, Elisabeth Cady Stanton; some names you may recognize, others you may not. In this program, Jessica Michna appears as …HERSELF! You will learn of these and other women (and men) who championed the cause of women’s suffrage in this country and overseas in the late 19th and early…

November 22, 2020 HistoryAdmin

Where: Zoom When: Tuesday, November 24 at 10:00am Visit the Library website to register for the Zoom program. Meet one of America’s most inspirational women, Helen Keller, as portrayed by Jessica Michna. Helen Keller, the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, was also a world-famous speaker and author who met every U.S. President from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon Johnson. You are invited to participate via Zoom. Visit the websites of…

October 13, 2020 HistoryAdmin

Where: Zoom When: Tuesday, October 27 at 10:00 am Visit the Library website to register for the Zoom program. Eleanor Roosevelt, as portrayed by Jessica Michna, shares with the audience her tragedies and triumphs. Born into the opulent wealth of America’s “Golden Age” she would grow from the shy, homely orphan into a confident, driven woman. Annealed by personal tragedy, she would emerge as a champion of civil rights, author, and stateswoman. Co-sponsored by the…