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Lesser Known First Ladies
April 4 @ 7:00 pm
AAUW Madison branch and the College Club of Summit (an AAUW branch) are co-sponsoring a free in-person program entitled Lesser Known First Ladies on April 4, 2022 at 7PM at the Madison Public Library, Chase Room. Presenter Joan Schaible will take the audience on a journey back in time to meet First Ladies who once lived in the White House but are rarely known today. She will share the personal triumphs and tragedies they encountered as the wife of a US President. A portion of the presentation will focus on first ladies that advocated and promoted education and equality for women. This program is free and open to the public. Advance reservations are not required.
Joan Schaible is a Jersey girl born and raised in Cumberland County, NJ. She obtained a BS in history and English Taylor University in Upland, IN and taught social studies, history, and language arts in the Boonton, NJ, School System for 30 years. She was employed for 18 years by the Morris County Park Commission as a volunteer coordinator/program specialist at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Twp. NJ and is currently a docent volunteer at the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms in Parsippany, NJ. Joan presents educational and engaging programs at schools, and for seniors, libraries, home schools, and women’s groups.
PHOTO: First Lady Lou Henry Hoover from the National Archives