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The Story of Madam C.J. Walker

The Story of Madam C.J. Walker

Come hear the story of Madam C.J. Walker performed in costume by actress and historical interpreter, Dr. Daisy Century.

Walker was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. She invented of a line of African-American hair products after suffering from a scalp ailment that resulted in her own hair loss. 

She traveled the country promoting her products, eventually establishing Madame C.J. Walker Laboratories to manufacture cosmetics and train sales beauticians. She is best remembered for her business acumen as well as her philanthropic endeavors.

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Date:
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library:
Marple Public Library
Location:
Meeting Room
Audience:
  Adults     New Adult     Seniors     Teens  
Categories:
  History  

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