Phenomenal Woman: A Celebration of Great Women of History - Calhoun County
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Phenomenal Woman is the title of a famous poem by author Maya Angelou. This event will carry on the theme of that poem through a celebration of great women of history from Calhoun County, Michigan.
Purchase tickets online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phenomenal-woman-a-celebration-of-great-women-of-history-calhoun-county...
Nine amazing stories of women will be featured in this performance in history. The incredible women that will be featured are:
- Mary Clark, the First Woman Medical Doctor in Battle Creek.
- Myrtle Jettner, a Welder from the 'Rosie the Riveter' era of WWII & a 25 year Kellogg's Factory Worker.
- Mattie Willis, a Professional Singer & Music Teacher.
- Merze Tate, an Academic Scholar & Teacher.
- Mary Coleman, the First Woman on the Michigan Supreme Court.
- Julia Milner, Director of the Hamblin Community Center in Battle Creek
- Gwen Dew, the First American Female Journalist in the Far East & Author during World War II.
- Clare Briggs, the First Woman to serve on the Battle Creek City Commission
- Berenice Bryant Lowe, local Battle Creek Historian & Author of 'Tales of Battle Creek'
The event will be held at the Battle Creek Regional History Museum in the History Education Center. Seating is limited, please secure your seat soon! This event is sponsored by Honor Credit Union, Smith & Co. Interior Design and Plumeria.
Battle Creek Regional History Museum307 W Jackson Street, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Dates & Hours
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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