‘Working Women’ topic of history presentation

       “Working Women of the Pikes Peak Region in the 1920s” is the title of a presentation by Dr. Michael and Patricia Olsen at the Old Colorado City History Center Friday, May 9.
       The free talk will begin at 11:15 a.m., following a membership business meeting beginning at 10:45 a.m.
       The center is at 1 S. 24th St.
       The Olsens “will look at this first decade of the modern personal, political, and economic emancipation of women relating to our local area,” according to a press release from the Old Colorado City Historical Society, which owns and operates the center.
       Dr. Michael Olsen, a professor emeritus of New Mexico Highlands University, is also a former archivist at the Old Colorado History Center. His major research interests are the American West, the American Southwest and the Santa Fe Trail. Mrs. Olsen is a Monument-area schoolteacher. Both are active with the Pikes Peak Posse of Westerners International in Colorado Springs.
       For more information, call 636-1225.

Westside Pioneer/press release