Schneit's discussion will detail the history of 14 women who made significant contributions to New York and the world at large at a time in U.S. history when full equality for women was not yet recognized.
He will talk about the many talented and dedicated women of New York City who made a difference then that still affect us today by leaving a lasting imprint on the modern era.
Some of the women who Schneit will discuss include Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Jane Jacobs, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Bess Myerson, Alva Smith Vanderbilt and Mae West.
The public is welcome to attend this free program in the library's auditorium. The event will begin with a 30-minute cake and coffee socializing session, followed by the lecture at 10:30 a.m.
For additional information, call the library at (201) 837-4171.
The library is at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.
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