Michigan author recalls 'great girls' | Women's History Month

Mar 18, 2017

When you think of the great women of history, your mind probably goes to people like Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks.  These are women who’ve done brave, trailblazing things as adults. Michigan author Patricia Majher’s book Great Girls of Michigan History explores the stories of young women who accomplished remarkable things before age twenty...

March is Women’s History Month, and you’ve probably heard a lot about the women who’ve had an impact on the world--but how about the girls who’ve had an impact right here in Michigan? In this 2015 conversation, WKAR’s April Van Buren speaks with Patricia Majher , author of Great Girls of Michigan History.  The book explores the stories of young women who did incredible things before they even turned twenty. Mahjer starts the conversation with some of the hidden treasure unearthed in her research…