Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Steamboat Talk at Mercantile Library

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.

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