Historian Mary Melcher will discuss the role of women during the Great Depression at Sun Valley Lodge on Thursday, April 9th at 2:00 PM as part of the Discover Arizona series of programs sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council.
Dr. Melcher is a historian and consultant who works with organizations and museums to develop publications, exhibits and other projects. Her publications on Arizona history focus on ranch and farmwomen, civil rights, public health, and the impact of World War II. Dr. Melcher has conducted more than one hundred oral histories with Arizonans. This presentation will use oral histories, memoirs, and photos to illustrate women’s experiences during this difficult time.
The Discover Arizona series consists of six programs that each feature a different aspect of Arizona history and are presented by an accomplished speaker. The series opened on March 5th and is sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council.
This program is free and open to the public. Sun Valley Lodge is located at 12415 N. 103rd Avenue in Sun City. For more details please call 623-933-0137.