During Women’s History Month, the Friends of the Millicent Library is presenting informal talks and discussions about women in Massachusetts history who changed people’s lives. The conversations will be led by Beth Luey, a Fairhaven resident who has written about these fascinating historical figures. The talks will be held at the Millicent Library, 45 Center St., Fairhaven, in the auditorium (William Street entrance), at 6:30 and will last about an hour.
• Wednesday, March 8, Neighbor and Nemesis: Ida Tarbell takes on Henry Huttleston Rogers When Ida Tarbell was a little girl, she and Henry Rogers were neighbors in Titusville, Pennsylvania — one of the towns where Standard Oil put small operators like her father out of business. She grew up to be a muckraking journalist whose research and reporting led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Trust.
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