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USCHS: Brown bag: Fabian Jud on the National Mall
October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present five lunchtime lectures this fall, including book talks and discussions about DC and Capitol art, history, and memorials. All talks will be held on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm in Ketchum Hall (VFW Building at 200 Maryland Ave. NE; Washington, DC 20002). These brown bag lectures are free and open to the public, though pre-registration is requested. Visit www.uschs.org for more information or links to pre-register.
October 18: Scholar Fabian Jud will discuss the National Mall as a space for American identity and memories, focusing on the period from 1900 to 1950. Talk title: “The National Mall as an American Memory Space, 1900-1950”