"Dear Mrs. Griggs": Before "Dear Abby"

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/09/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center

"Dear Mrs. Griggs': Women Readers Pour Out Their Hearts from the Heartland, by Genevieve G. McBride and Stephen R. Byers, traces the career of

Mrs. Griggs, from brash "girl reporter" in Chicago through an astounding career as an advice columnist.

The authors will present a program based on their book. Sponsored by The West Virginia Folklife Center, the History Department, the Women's Studies

Colloquium, the Department of Journalism and the Departments of Language and Literature, all housed on the Campus of Fairmont State University. A

reception will follow the presentation.


Pat Musick


Pat Musick



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