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Finding Grace: Uncovering Her Life & Story

2024-05-14 19:00:00 2024-05-14 20:00:00 America/Chicago Finding Grace: Uncovering Her Life & Story The Finding Grace exhibit is on display at HPL this May. Join historians Julia Bachrach and Jean Follett to learn more about Grace's extraordinary life and the work they did to uncover her story. Hinsdale Public Library - Community Meeting Room

Tuesday, May 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-14 19:00:00 2024-05-14 20:00:00 America/Chicago Finding Grace: Uncovering Her Life & Story The Finding Grace exhibit is on display at HPL this May. Join historians Julia Bachrach and Jean Follett to learn more about Grace's extraordinary life and the work they did to uncover her story. Hinsdale Public Library - Community Meeting Room

Hinsdale Public Library

Community Meeting Room

The Finding Grace exhibit is on display at HPL this May. Join historians Julia Bachrach and Jean Follett to learn more about Grace's extraordinary life and the work they did to uncover her story.

When Safina Uberoi and Lukas Ruecker purchased Hinsdale's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 1894 Bagley House in 2021, they didn't realize the incredible story they were about to uncover. Soon after their purchase, they commissioned architectural historians Julia Bachrach and Jean Follett to nominate the Bagley House as a Hinsdale Landmark. During their research, the duo discovered that the house's original owner, Grace Bagley, had worked closely with Jane Addams and made substantial contributions to reform efforts that impacted Chicago and the nation. 

With this information in hand, Bachrach, Follett and Uberoi set out to curate an exhibit about Grace Bagley's extraordinary life, which will be available to view at the Hinsdale Public Library from April 30 - May 31.

Join us on May 14 where historians Julia Bachrach and Jean Follett will join us to share Grace's story and the process of uncovering it: how they found out about her life and works, and what they did to put the pieces together.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Entertainment | Education | Culture |

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