Salon & Saloon Lecture – Military Wives in Arizona Territory: A History of Women Who Shaped the Frontier
February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm$5
Salon & Saloon – Levi’s and Lace: Arizona Women Who Made History
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2 pm
$5 per person at the door or register online below
Award winning author Jan Cleere brings her exceptional skills in research and writing to her book, Levi’s and Lace, in which she presents more than 35 heroic women. From teachers to entrepreneurs to artists to healers, Jan provides informative text that highlights historic Hispanic, African American, Native American and Anglo women who made their mark on the intriguing history of Arizona.
Jan Cleere is the author of six award-winning historical nonfiction books detailing the lives of early pioneers who first ventured into the desert southwest. Her freelance work appears in national and regional publications including Arizona Highways Magazine, Persimmon Hill Magazine, Phoenix Woman, Tucson Guide Quarterly, The Desert Leaf, Chronicle of the Old West, and Arizona Garden. She is a presenter for the Arizona Humanities program Arizona Speaks and writes a monthly column for Tucson’s Arizona Daily Star newspaper, “Western Women,” recounting the lives of some of Arizona’s early amazing women.
***This lecture will be held at the pub at LaCo Restaurant, 201 N. Court Ave., across the street from the Presidio Museum. Food and drink will be available for sale