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On June 13, 2019, attend the unveiling of a new historical marker for filmmaker Lois Weber.
From the event website:
“She’s the North Side original and influential woman pioneer in early film making you may have never heard of!
Celebrate Lois Weber’s 140th birthday with the unveiling of a new historical marker outside the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Allegheny branch during the day, then join the History Center in the evening for a special conversation between acclaimed actor and Turner Classic Movies host Illeana Douglas and film historian Shelley Stamp.
At 2 p.m., join Illeana Douglas, representatives from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Heinz History Center for the unveiling of a new state historical marker outside the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny branch.”