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Lena Richard & Julia Child: Two Women Who Changed Culinary History

Join us in collaboration with Smithsonian Affiliations for a look at chefs Lena Richard and Julia Child. They challenged perceptions and stereotypes of women in their respective eras and made lasting contributions to culinary history through their cookbooks, teaching and television programs. Speakers include curator Paula Johnson and historian Ashley R. Young of the National Museum of American History. Register online for the free event here. For additional information, see the MDAH Facebook page. 

This Virtual Scholar Talk is part of a grant from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative which collaborated with 21 Affiliates to develop these March programs. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is a proud Smithsonian affiliate.


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