DARING AND DANGEROUS: The life of Eve Adams, a talk with author Jonathan Ned Katz

May 25, 2021 | 6:30PM to 7:30PM

** FREE **

In his forthcoming book, The Daring Life and Dangerous Times of Eve Adams, author Jonathan Ned Katz uncovers the life of Polish-Jewish lesbian émigré Eve Adams, operator of the popular gay and lesbian tearoom in Greenwich Village, who was convicted of obscenity and disorderly conduct and deported. Katz will discuss her remarkable life and eventual death at Auschwitz, using FBI reports and Adams’ own letters.

This event is made possible with generous support from American Express, Consolidated Edison, and NYC & Company Foundation.



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Preserving LGBTQ History, with the Preservation League of New York State

June 17, 2021 | 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Historic places related to LGBTQ history have often been overlooked. The stories we share and the places we save should properly reflect this rich history. In this webinar we will hear from preservationists who are working to fill in these gaps.

Panelists include:
Amanda Davis | Project Manager, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
Jeffrey A. “Free” Harris | Historic Preservation Consultant
Jeffry J. Iovannone, PhD | Founder & Editor-In-Chief, QUEER HISTORY FOR THE PEOPLE

Moderated by: Larry Francer | Associate Director, Landmark Society of Western New York