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Book Talk in Del Ray

James Duncan Library

2501 Commonwealth Avenue


Illustrated talk with time for Q and A. The biography of abolitionist and suffragist Julia Wilbur (1815-1895) is local, because Wilbur worked to assist people escaping slavery in Alexandria, VA, and Washington during and after the Civil War. It’s universal because it’s the story of a woman charting a new course for herself in mid-life and challenges readers to consider their choices and how they, too, can lead a civil life in an uncivil time.

Earlier Event: October 9
Civil War Roundtable of Washington
Later Event: October 23
Baltimore County Civil War Roundtable