Building Lombard - Celebrating 150 Years
Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto, by Tilar J. Mazzeo
A gripping account of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.
Enjoy Tarot readings in the gazebo and refreshing comestibles in the Carriage House.
The story and celebration of the four dozen unsung black women who worked as computers, mathematicians, scientists, and engineers from 1943 to 1980 for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) and its successor, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
This program is co-hosted with the Glen Ellyn Historical Society and partially supported through a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholars Program.