Each year there are two terrific free events on the same Saturday in Sept.
Throughout the country, over 1,000 museums participating in the 6th Smithsonian Museum Day will be free to visitors. HERE On the Mall, in front of the Smithsonian in DC, many authors will give talks and sign books as part of the Library of Congress' 10th Book Festival. National Book Festival 2010.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Saturday, August 14, 2010
This year is the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, ratified on August 18, 1920,which declared "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." Illinois Constitutional Law before that had stated that "neither idiots, lunatics, paupers, felons nor women shall be entitled to vote." Suffragist cookbooks and a recipe for a Pie for a Suffragist's Doubting Husband...