Our speaker for the July 28th meeting was Karen Utz, Curator/Historian at the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Mrs. Utz presentation was titled “A Sense of Place: The African-American Women of Sloss Quarters.” (Note: Ms. Utz updated the title.) If you missed out on a monograph of the topic at the meeting, you will be happy to know that you can read the full research paper on which the program by downloading the document here from the Sloss Furnaces website.
If you were unable to attend, you missed a great presentation. We are still confirming the August speaker. We will update the blog as soon as it is confirmed.