Charlotte Cushman: Seward Family Friend and Symbol of an Age

  • Auburn, Finger Lakes
  • Jun 27, 2019
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As part of Auburn’s Pride Month commemoration, SHM Directors of Education and Collections will discuss the Seward family's connections to Charlotte Cushman. A renowned actress of her time, Cushman was also a Seward family friend and early figure in LGTBQ history. Jeff Ludwig and Matt Mac Vittie will explore these stories as well as sexuality in the 19th-century and the complicated ways Cushman subverted “traditional” roles in a Victorian age often associated with repression.

This event is free and open to the public and will be held at the at the Equal Rights Heritage Center.

  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • 25 South Street
    Auburn, NY 13021
  • 315 252 1283
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  • Equal Rights Heritage Center
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