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.
Register in advance.
- Sunday, February 9, 2020
- 1:30pm - 2:30pm
- Marple Public Library
- Meeting Room