Upcoming Lecture: Becky Nicolaides at the Chicago History Museum on May 10

Members of UAW Local 216 and their Women’s Auxiliary demonstrate their concern with the slowness in the change from civilian production to defense work in their General Motors plant, Southgate, California. Walter P. Reuther Library (11497)

Urban historian Becky Nicolaides will give a lecture titled “Exploring Social and Civic Engagement in Postwar Los Angeles Suburbia” at the Chicago History Museum on Thursday, May 10. The lecture is part of the museum’s ongoing Urban History Seminars series. A reception and dinner precede the lecture. The reception begins at 5:45pm, followed by dinner at 6:15pm and the lecture at 7:00pm. Tickets cost $20 and may be purchased online or by phone. The price includes dinner. As in the series’ other seminar sessions, urban scholars from Chicago and the surrounding area will be in attendance. Continue reading “Upcoming Lecture: Becky Nicolaides at the Chicago History Museum on May 10”