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Author and Historian Jane Scimeca Presents the Impact of Geraldine Livingston Thompson

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brookdale Community College

Author and Historian Jane Scimeca will give a special presentation on September 28 about the life and impact of Geraldine Livingston Thompson, in conjunction with the “Voices and Votes” exhibit on display at Brookdale Community College August 20-October 2.

Often referred to as “New Jersey’s First Lady,” Thompson was a pioneering social reformer and philanthropist who resided in the Lincroft area. The wife of industrialist Lewis Steenrod Thompson and a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, she was a feminist involved in social and political movements regarding prison reform, public health and juvenile justice.

Scimeca holds the rank of Professor of History at BCC and is a specialist in women’s history.

The event will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Monmouth Museum, Room MAN 105, on the BCC campus in Lincroft. In-person attendance is limited to 50, and additional attendees may join via Zoom.

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For the most current information about “Voices and Votes” programming at BCC, visit https://www.brookdalecc.edu/center-for-the-visual-arts-gallery/voices-and-votes-democracy-in-america/.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Brookdale Community College
Phone:
732-224-2020
Email:
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Venue

Brookdale Community College/Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738 United States
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Phone:
732-224-2345
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