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Way Library presents author Amy Greenberg on August 6

Posted Aug 5th, 2019 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

 

Author Amy S. Greenberg to speak at Way Library
On Tuesday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m., Way Library will host historian and author Amy S. Greenberg for a talk on her recently released biography, Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk. Sarah Polk was the wife of 11th President James Polk and a largely unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism.
Amy S. Greenberg is the George Winfree Professor of History and Women’s Studies at Penn State University. A leading scholar of the history of nineteenth-century America, she has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Philosophical Society, among others. Her previous books include A Wicked War, focusing on the Mexican-American War, and Manifest Manhood, the subject of American expansionism in the 1800s.
Admission is free and open to the public without registration. Refreshments will be served.
Books will be available for purchase, and Ms. Greenberg will sign copies following the program.
This presentation is made possible thanks to support from Directions Credit Union.
For more information, please visit waylibrary.info or call 419-874-3135, extension 119.

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