Wednesday, July 5, 2017

"Women of the American West" by Kristi Thielen

Kristi Thielen and members of the Spearfish Area Historical Society

Kristi Thielen presented "Women of the American West" on April 4, 2017 to an appreciative audience of the Spearfish Area Historical Society at the Spearfish Senior Citizens Center.

Kristi Thielen, currator of the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche, SD, wrote the program using diary entries from women who helped settle the West.  Kristi also led the presntion which included portions that were in reader's Theatre format with Charlotte Fladmoe and Laurie Williams-Hayes, in costume, reading several of the diary entries that women wrote.


Charlotte Fladmoe and Laurie Williams-Hayes (left to right)