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Louisa May Alcott in her mid-twenties, 1858. Photo courtesy of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott 
		    midtwenties

Marquette University Libraries and Milwaukee Public Library invite you to the fifth and final event in the fall series "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women."

"Louisa May Alcott: Documentary and Biography Discussion"

Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Milwaukee Public Library, Central Library

Herzfeld Activity Center, Betty Brinn Children's Room (1st floor)


Marquette professors Angela Sorby and Sarah Wadsworth will screen the second half of the American Masters 2008 documentary film about Alcott and wrap up the entire programming series with a discussion of Harriet Reisen's biography, Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women. We will enjoy a birthday cake to celebrate Alcott's birthday (1832).


Louisa May 
	  Alcott--American Masters DVD            Louisa May Alcott Biography Cover


A display in MPL's Betty Brinn Children's Room features editions of various Alcott books.


All members of the academic and wider Milwaukee communities are invited to this free event. Free street parking is available after 6:00 p.m. on 9th St. and adjacent to all sides of the library building. Questions about any of the Alcott events may be addressed to Susan Hopwood, Outreach Librarian, by e-mail or phone (414) 288-5995.


Programs in this series are sponsored by the American Library Association with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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