Event 

Title:
Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry
When:
Thursday, March 09, 2017  6:00 PM
Where:
Copeland Room, Delaware History Museum - Wilmington
Category:
2017 Contemporary History Series

Description

Estellas Beauty Salon_April 1939_DHS_Szymanski CollectionCopeland Room, Delaware History Museum
FREE
Reservations requested: (302) 655-7161 or
deinfo@dehistory.org

Dr. Tiffany Gill, Associate Professor in the Department of Black American Studies and the Department of History at the University of Delaware, will give a presentation on the topic of female African American entrepreneurship as it relates to culture, activism, and building community.

Right: Estellas Beauty Salon, April 1939; Delaware Historical Society Szymanski Collection

 

 

 

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The Contemporary History Series explores a range of topics through the prism of their
historical contexts and provides a forum for issues directly affecting our communities.
Top experts in their respective fields present issues which have been designed
to facilitate open dialogue and encourage diverse perspectives and participation.

 

Venue

Venue:
Copeland Room, Delaware History Museum   -   Website
Street:
504 N. Market Street
ZIP:
19801
City:
Wilmington
State:
DE

Description

The Copeland Room is located in the Delaware History Museum.



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