Did you have ancestors who worked on the rivers during the 19th and 20th centuries? If so, you will not want to miss a talk by Sean Visintainer, curator of the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library. Sean will present the Curator's Colloquium on Saturday, 7 December 2013, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. entitled "Bales, Barrels and Bail: Life On and Around 19th and 20th Century Steamboats."
Held at the Mercantile Library in the Thomas Jefferson Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, this talk requires pre-registration and a nominal payment of $10 for Mercantile Library members and $12 for non-members. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Parking is free and available on campus. To register or for more information, call Sean at 314-516-7244.