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2pm The Dream of American Democracy: A Social Gathering with Jane Addams

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Betsey Means will portray Jane Addams (1860-1935) who was a crusader for social justice, a dedicated American who devoted her life to caring for the underprivileged and to fighting for the rights of workers, women and children. She was the co-founder of Hull House, Chicago’s first social settlement. Audiences will enjoy a complete theatrical experience, authentically costumed and accurately evoking a bygone era.

Betsey Means is a professional actress who has performed with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare on the Green, Blue Rider Theatre, and Chicago Children’s Theatre, among other groups.She represents the group “WomanLore” who offers one-woman performances adapted directly from journals, autobiographies, and personal writings.

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Elgin History Museum
360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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Phone:
847-742-4248