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The Friends of the Goucher College Library are alumnae/i, faculty, students, library staff, and others who enjoy a common bond: a passion for communicating the importance of the library within the intellectual setting of Goucher College.

Spring 2012 - Executive Influence: Olive Wetzel Dennis

Executive Influence:  Olive Wetzel Dennis

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 7 pm
The Michael J. and Patricia K. Batza Room in the Athenaeum

 

A talk by Sharon Beischer Harwood '65, about the work of Olive Wetzel Dennis, Goucher class of 1908, the first woman civil engineer on the B&O Railroad, whose contributions earned her the title "the woman who took the pain out of the train." 

 

Fall 2011 - Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 7 pm
The Michael J. and Patricia K. Batza Room in the Athenaeum

 

A lecture by Dr. Uta Larkey, Goucher College Associate Professor of German and co-author of Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust (2011)about her new book, which details the traumatic struggle of one Jewish family before, during, and after the Holocaust. In Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust, the Kaufmann-Steinberg family's story offers a personal, emotional context for the obstacles facing Jews attempting to emigrate from Nazi Germany during the 1930s.

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