Edna Ferber, Giant, & James Dean

Part of the Easton Historical Society’s Year of the Woman series.

Edna Ferber’s Treasure Hill estate on Maple Road in Easton was her country home from 1939 until 1952. It was here where she penned most of her novel, Giant. Released in 1952, the book became a lightning rod for criticism Continue reading “Edna Ferber, Giant, & James Dean”

Women, the Workplace, and World War II

presented by the Historical Society of Easton

1943 Poster depicting Rosie the Riveter

Looking back at U.S. history, it’s almost unimaginable that women had to continuously fight for the right to vote for a full fifty years after the ratification of the 15th Amendment which had Continue reading “Women, the Workplace, and World War II”