Madam C.J. Walker

In this dynamic performance written by Dr Gladys DeVane and Danielle Bruce, starring Leah McRath, Amy Roche, Liz Mitchell and directed by Danielle Bruce, the stories of Indiana's own Madam C.J. Walker and Albion Fellows Bacon come to life. African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist, Madam C.J. Walker was a self-made millionaire. Albion Bacon Fellows, from Evansville, is best remembered as a social reformer especially statewide housing reform.
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Welcome!

The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our History Center offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse people at different times and to connect these stories with our lives today. We also offer a local history/genealogical Research Library and a museum store.  ...
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