I am an archivist and historian based in the Chicago metropolitan area. My primary interests are women’s history, American culture, and the history of entertainment.

My job is to share the odd corners of history: the overlooked, underappreciated, and forgotten stories that deserve to be told. I believe strongly in engaging and accessible storytelling. I am currently the Reference Librarian for genealogy and local history at Ela Area Public Library.

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Photos: Matt Wittmeyer for The Corning Museum of Glass