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Lecture on “Needles, Courage and a Mind for Business”
February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
Lisa Biesinger, an English-language tour guide/museum lecturer with the City of Sindelfingen, will be giving a lecture on “Needles, Courage and a Mind for Business” a wonderful story of the bonds between Germany and the US, and how the American Dream came true for one immigrant. Mrs Wilhelmine “Minna” Moscherosch Schmidt, who left Sindelfingen as a teenager to seek her fortune, and in 1886 emigrated to Chicago, where she founded and ran a million dollar costume business, and then later paid for a badly needed hospital in Sindelfingen.
The story will be told in English, and is free of charge. Location: Sindelfingen City Museum located at Lange Str. 13, 71063 Sindelfingen. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org