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Books in the ‘Burgh: Heart and Soul, Mary Ellen Butler
Join the History Center for a reading, discussion, and book signing with author and journalist Mary Ellen Butler, author of “Heart and Soul: The Remarkable Courtship and Marriage of Josh and Virginia Craft Rose.”
“Heart and Soul: The Remarkable Courtship and Marriage of Josh and Virginia Craft Rose,” published by the History Center, delivers the biographies of two black students enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh during the Great Depression. By a chance meeting, the working-class Joshua Rose and affluent Virginia Craft began a five-year courtship at the Centre Avenue YMCA in Pittsburgh—the Harlem of Pennsylvania. Through the revelations of 153 letters between the pair assembled by ButlerView more
Free but does not include regular museum admission
1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222