Urban History Dissertation Group: Brian Joliet, Loyola University Chicago, and Jessica Ziparo, Johns Hopkins University

Saturday, October 1, 2011

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Urban History Dissertation Group

The group is open only to graduate students (no faculty), and members should be committed to attending as many of the meetings as possible.  Papers are pre-circulated by e-mail and must be requested in advance. If you are interested in presenting or would like to attend, please contact the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.

“A Wet Oasis: The Geography of Illicit Alcohol in Chicago”
Brian Jolet, Loyola University Chicago

“ ‘There Are Some Stories I Could Tell You about the Woman-Clerk Life In Washington’: Federal Female Employees In D.C., 1860-70
Jessica Ziparo, Johns Hopkins University