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"The Happy Invention: The Documentary Value of Picture Postcards"

La Salle Public Library
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19th, at 6:00 p.m. the La Salle Public Library will host Katherine Hamilton-Smith, founding curator of the Curt Teich Postcard Achieves, when she presents, "The Happy Invention: The Documentary Value of Picture Postcards."  

In this unusual program, Katherine will discuss the documentary power and significance of picture postcards.  Audience members are encouraged to bring their postcards.  Katherine will comment broadly on rarity and value of everything curious or unusual.  

Katherine Hamilton-Smith is the Director of Public Affairs and Development for the Lake County Forest Preserve District.   Katherine was responsible for creating and developing the Curt Teich Postcard Archives for the Forest Preserve District.   

This program is free and open to the public.   It is made possible through funding by the Illinois Humanities.   

The La Salle Public Library is located at 305 Marquette St., La Salle, IL and is ADA compliant and welcoming.   For more information, please contact the Library at 815-223-2341.