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Learn more about Nebraska author Mari Sandoz at today's Women's History event.
Join us at today's Women's History event and meet women -- with ties to Nebraska and the west -- who changed history.

When: Today from noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Eppley Science Hall Amphitheater (Room 3010).

What: Through stories, songs and poetry, Deb Carpenter-Nolting and Lyn Messersmith will highlight several creative, historical women like:

  • Anna Eliza Young, Brigham Young's 19th wife, who was instrumental in getting polygamy outlawed;
  • Tad Lucas, lady bronco rider, who was the only person inducted into all three Cowboy Halls of Fame;
  • Pearl Hart, the only woman stage coach robber in Arizona; and
  • Mari Sandoz, Nebraska author who wrote about the harsh realities of the west.


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Today's event is made possible by the Nebraska Humanities Council as part of the NHC Speakers Bureau. It is sponsored by the UNMC Diversity Lectures and Cultural Arts Series.