“Zooming in” on midwife Claudine Curry Smith

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) “Zooming In On Lancaster County History” virtual speaker series will continue at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 3.

Denise Pope Mazyck will present “My Grandmother the Midwife: The Life of Claudine Curry Smith.” She will be joined by her mother, Jeannette Cottrell, and her aunt, Shirley Dunaway, both daughters of Smith.

They will share their memories along with Smith’s own stories as documented in LVHS Oral History audio recordings and the autobiographical book My Bag Was Always Packed: The Life and Times of a Virginia Midwife.  

The program takes place via Zoom webinar and is free for LVHS members and $5 for others. All viewers must register…

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