Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tulare County Women Contributed to Valley History

Women of Tulare County, an exhibit highlighting the contributions of ten Tulare County women, opens at the Visalia Library on March 10 to coincide with Women's History Month. This exhibit showcases these extraordinary women of Tulare County from 1855 to the present through a series of posters. Women featured include Josephine Allensworth, Anna Mills Johnston, Eleanor Calhoun, Ina Stiner, Annie Mitchell, Mary Garcia Pohot, Rose Ann Vuich, Jean Shepard, Lali Moheno, and Ester Hernandez.

This exhibit on display on the second floor of the Visalia Branch of the Tulare County Library outside of the Annie R. Mitchell History Room runs from March 10 through June 4. Exhibit hours are from 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Tuesday - Friday. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 11 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Visalia Library's Blue Room.  Women of Tulare County is presented by the Annie R. Mitchell History Room volunteers and staff.

For more information on this exhibit, please contact Lisa Raney at 713-2723 or the reference desk at 713-2703. The Visalia Library is located at 200 W. Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291.

The Tulare County Library serves all the citizens of Tulare County with locations in fifteen communities, five book machines, and an online presence at www.tularecountylibrary.org.