Book Discussion – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
Oct 26, 6-8:00 PM
Bradford Public Library
“Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis, that of poor, white Americans”.
Pick up a copy now for discussion 10/26, 6-8 at the Bradford Public Library
Looking for Your Roots: My Personal Experience with Meroa Shepard Benjamin
Oct. 11, 6:30 PM, Bradford Public Library
Basic information on Family Tree Maker and Ancestry.com will be discussed and demonstated. Free and open to the public.
Ancestry Program Poster
“Life” Photographer Extraordinaire: A Neighbor’s View
11/8, 6:30, Bradford Public Library
John A. Fatherly, a member of the Bradford Historical Society will speak about the life of Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) who was his next-door neighbor in Connecticut during her years as a correspondent around the world. Fatherly will exhibit several issues of Life Magazine featuring Bourke-White’s best work from the Library’s collection which was gifted by Shirley Beresford of Bradford.
Margaret Bourke-White, photographer for Life Magazine was the first woman hired as a photo-journalist, first western photographer allowed into the Soviet Union and she took the photograph for the cover of the first Life Magazine.