September 19, 20177:00 PM
Miami Public Library
200 N Main Street
Miami, OK 74354
click here for The Women on the Mother Road website
Preservation Oklahoma is presenting this program that highlights women's contributions to the development and history of Route 66 in Oklahoma. Documentarian Katrina Parks and humanities scholars Dr. Patti Loughlin and Dr. Andrew Vassar will present slides and lead a discussion to provide insight into Route 66's impact on the lives of women in Oklahoma and explore Route 66's heritage from new perspectives, including those of African-American and Native-American women. Segments from Ms. Parks ongoing documentary film project, The Women on the Mother Road, will also be screened.