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Baltimore History Evenings | Victorine Adams, Pioneer on the City Council

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Ida JonesUniversity archivist, Morgan State University, and author of Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams: The Power of the Ballot (January 2019).

Victorine Q. Adams was the first African-American woman elected to the Baltimore City Council. Her story has been overshadowed by that of her imposing husband, William “Little Willie” Adams. A self-assured woman aware of the distortion that surrounded her race, gender and class in Baltimore, she: created two organizations, educated and registered potential voters, held politicians accountable to their constituencies, participated in philanthropic endeavors, mentored young women, all while she maintained an impeccable reputation and social life.

Talks begin at 7:00pm this year. **New Time**

Learn more about the Baltimore History Evenings program.


March 21
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Village Learning Place Library
2521 Saint Paul St
Baltimore, Maryland 21218