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

Urban History Dissertation Group
Saturday, October 1, 2011

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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