Fraktur Basics Workshop w. Valerie Oliver

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Date(s) - 11/07/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Old Warrenville Post Office


Early PA German Decorated Documents
Thursday, November 7th
with Valerie Oliver

Valerie B. Oliver was born in Nashua, NH; she graduated from Classical H.S. , Springfield, MA, received her BS in Mathematics from St. Lawrence Univ. in 1960 and MLS from McGill Univ. in 1961. After work at the Research Labs Library at United Aircraft and many years as a Reference Ln. at UCONN’s Homer Babbidge Library her career culminated with publication of Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture, areference guide by Greenwood Press in 1996. She became an Historical Society of Early American Decoration member in 1997, then as Trustee and finally as President 2011-2012. Historical Pennsylvania German decorated documents, called frakturs, involve work with a pen and with watercolor paints, a process both easily and enjoyably performed. The designs have many uses i.e. cards, bookplates, letter heads or simply framed for display.

FREE for AAC members
$5.00 for nonmembers
Contact Valerie for Materials List
To register, please email or call burnhamvaleriehunter@gmail.com860-429-1125

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