"Lois and Marion, A Literary and Visual Legacy" celebrates
the life of Lois O"Connor and Marion Wesp, a journalist and a
photographer. Lois wrote columns for the Ithaca Journal and was active
in many branches of community affairs including appointment as County
Historian. Marion was an award-winning photographer who, among other
subjects, took particularly interesting stop-motion images of modern
dancers. They lived as a couple in Tompkins County for 42 years, sharing
creative work and many friendships until separated by Marion’s death
The exhibit will be on view from April 4 through
August 4, 2008.
Programs & Exhibits
Friday, April 4th, 2008, 5:00 -7:00 pm
"Lois & Marion: A literary and Visual Legacy" and "In
The Home: Women of Tompkins County in the Mid 20th Century"
FREE Monthly Reading Group at the History Center
To meet TUESDAYS
from 6-7:30 pm
"Organizing for Change", "Twentieth Century Modern? Photography
in the 1950s", and "The Women of Tauvirg: Remembering Lois O’Connor
and Marion Wesp"
Recipes & Cookbook
Refreshments will be based on the recipe book: "Of Tarragon,
Thyme, Tauvirg"* by Lois O'Connor (part of the archives
at The History Center)