Broomfield Senior Services – Jan. 2021

History Talk – William Henry Jackson: Photographer, Artist and Mapmaker of the American West.

William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), a Civil War veteran, was renowned as a photographer in the Hayden Geological Survey of 1871, which led to the creation of Yellowstone National Park. He had a long and fruitful career as a photographer of the American West. From 1929 until his death, he served as Research Secretary of the Oregon Trail Memorial Association, where he created paintings of historic western scenes, maps of pioneer trail routes and participated in a number of events throughout the country to preserve the legacy of the pioneer trails. His iconic photographs have been reproduced in numerous books and magazines over the years and his paintings are preserved at Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska. This presentation will include photographs, correspondence, maps and movie clips.

January 7, 2020 – 11-12 p.m. 

Free

To Register: Call 303.464.5543 
Ending Ageism Together – This workshop will cover what ageism is, and the harmful effects it has on all of us and our communities. In addition to, how changing our language and messaging can make a difference in how the general public thinks about older people.

January 14, 2020 – 11-12 p.m. 

Free

To Register: Call 303.464.5543

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