Thursday, September 17, 2009

LES Historic Women: Movers & Shakers

As part of the Lower East Side BID Summer Sundays a free tour was given by the Lower East Side History Projecton Sunday, Sept 13, 2009. The theme was Historic Women: Movers & Shakers and it was lead by Andrea Coyle. In this sample version of the full tour the following famous women and institutions were noted: Lillian Wald and the Henry Street Settlement, Russ an Daughters (Niki Russ Federman is pictured), Sara Delano Roosevelt and the park named in her honor, Liz Christy and the Liz Christy Garden, Sally Amato of the Amato Opera Company and Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor

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