Barbara Kukla: Newark Women

Join us as Barbara Kukla, local author of several acclaimed books on Newark, discusses her new book: Newark Women: From Suffragettes to the Statehouse. The book features over 600 biographies of notable women such as Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Sen. Teresa Ruiz, Vonda McPherson, and more.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

About the author:
Barbara J. Kukla has written  seven books about the people of Newark including the latest, Newark Women: From Suffragettes to the Statehouse. The others are: The Encyclopedia of Newark Jazz: A Century of Great Music;   Swing City: Newark Nightlife, 1925-50, which traces Newark’s jazz history;  Defying the  Odds:  Triumphant Black Women of Newark, which documents the lives of eight great achievers; Sounds of Music: The Dolores Collins Benjamin Story, a biography of the founder of the North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club, our nation’s oldest all-male African-American choral group; Newark Inside My Soul: A 50-Year Memoir;  America’s Music: Jazz in Newark: A Century of Great Music  and Newark Women: From Suffragettes to the Statehouse.   In 2005, Defying the Odds was cited  by the New Jersey Council on the Arts as one New Jersey’s best non-fiction works.

This program will take place at the Montclair Public Library in the auditorium.

 

Please register at the link below.:

http://www.montclairlibrary.org/news-events/kuklanewarkwomen/

Wed, August 29
6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
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Join us as Barbara Kukla, local author of several acclaimed books on Newark, discusses her new book: Newark Women: From Suffragettes to the Statehouse. The book features over 600 biographies of notable women such as Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Sen. Teresa Ruiz, Vonda McPherson, and more.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

About the author:
Barbara J. Kukla has written ...

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