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"Picturing the World: American Pictorial Maps 1920-1970"
Stephen Hornsby, Professor of Geography and Canadian Studies, University of Maine, will present the 2015 Arthur Holzheimer “Maps and America” Lecture on Thursday, April 23, 2015 in the American Geographical Society Library, located on the third floor east wing of the UWM Golda Meir Library. The title of his presentation is “Picturing the World: American Pictorial Maps, 1920-1970.” Hornsby is the author of the multiple award-winning Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J.F.W. Des Barres, and the Making of The Atlantic Neptune (2011); British Atlantic, American Frontier: Spaces of Power in Early Modern British America (2005); Time and Tide: the Transformation of Bear River, Nova Scotia (1996); and Nineteenth-Century Cape Breton: A Historical Geography (1992). He is co-editor of the forthcoming Historical Atlas of Maine (2015); New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons (2005); and The Northeastern Borderlands: Four Centuries of Interaction (1989). Hornsby is currently writing a book on the topic of his Holzheimer presentation. This will be the 26th “Maps and America” lecture, supported by an endowment created by Arthur and Janet Holzheimer. A reception at 5:30 p.m. precedes the lecture at 6 p.m. For more information or special needs, please call 414-229-6282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of the Golda Meir Library Used Book Sale
Over 5,000 gently used books: fiction, biography, history, sciences and more. Sunday, April 26 2 – 4 p.m. Open only to Friends of the Golda Meir Library. Membership available at the door. 4 – 6 p.m. Open to the public. Monday, April 27 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open to the public. Tuesday, April 28 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open to the public. Wednesday, April 29 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open to the public. Bag sale day: A bag filled with books for just $5
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It would be helpful if you would post the times of the shows.