November 12, 2020
Suburban Curtain: How Three Surprising Locals Expanded the ‘Naperville Dream’ to All Peoples
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Robert W. Fieseler, “Suburban Curtain: How Three Surprising Locals Expanded the ‘Naperville Dream’ to All Peoples.”
Thursday, November 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Free Virtual Lecture
Naperville, not unlike many American small towns that became large suburbs, has seen its share of discrimination in its almost 200-year long history. Focusing on three individual of conscience, Naperville historian Robert “Bobby” Fieseler will tell the story of how this once “lily-white” town became a melting pot of middleclass diversity in the 21st century.
This lecture is a partnership with Naper Settlement and North Central College Cultural Events.