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Gallery Talk: Word and Image: 20th Century Women

September 29, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

With the continued industrialization and the rapid growth of American cities in the early 20th century, women’s roles experienced notable changes. By comparing visual images to other historical source materials, we will look at the ways women engaged in the rising consumer culture of the time. 

Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones, The Shoe Shop, c. 1911. William Owen Goodman and Erna Sawyer Goodman Collection.