What if there was more to our nation’s most revered historical figures?

Who were the individuals behind American legends like Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony?

Books featured at the event Born Criminal by Angelica Shirley Carpenter and The Man in Lincoln's Shadow by Thomas J. Ebert

These are the stories of two little known history makers who played a major role in forming our nation’s values and building the country that we know today.

Behind the Scenes of the 19th Century

  • Friday, November 9 2018 in the Henry Madden Library
  • 6:00 p.m. Reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres
  • 6:30 p.m. Author presentations
  • RSVP on eRSVP form
  • Parking is unrestricted and recommended in lots P30 and P31, closest to the Library.

Join us for this event to hear directly from the authors of two new books, John George Nicolay: The Man in Lincoln’s Shadow by Allen Carden and Thomas J. Ebert, and Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist by Angelica Shirley Carpenter. The Henry Madden Library is proud to welcome back Library emeriti Thomas Ebert and Angelica Carpenter for this event.

For more information or physical accommodations, call Sharon Ramirez at 559.278.5790 or email sramirez@csufresno.edu.