Women of New York Dinner & Lecture

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Women of New York Dinner & Lecture

December 7th, 2016
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Event Description

After a multicourse buffet dinner, join Susan and Art Zuckerman during dessert and coffee to learn about the most influential and creative women of New York. Did you know that Victoria Woodhull (1838–1927) was the first woman to run for president of the United States and to petition Congress in person? Woodhull and her sister also became the first female stockbrokers and were among the first women to found a newspaper. During this presentation, you'll hear about sites where famous women, worked, played, and loved such as the home of Jackie O. You'll learn about artist Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) and her husband as well as anarchist "Red" Emma Goldman (1869– 1940) and her attempt on Henry Clay Frick's life. You'll also delve into the shocking divorce of Alva Vanderbilt (1853–1933), the Sex trial of Mae West (1893–1980), and hear about Eleanor Roosevelt's dog.

Cost: $43 per person; includes a multicourse buffet dinner reminiscent of the Plaza Hotel in the early 20th