Patricia Majher is a former editor of Michigan History magazine. Prior to that, she served as assistant director of the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame in Lansing and held a variety of positions at the Friend-Hack House Museum, Mackinac State Historic Parks, and The Henry Ford. In addition, she has has been a frequent contributor to Michigan newspapers and magazines.
"Ladies of the Lights: Michigan Women in the U.S. Lighthouse Service" was Patricia's first book and is based on a traveling exhibit she developed for the women's hall of fame. It highlights the contributions of the 50+ women who served as primary or assistant keepers in Michigan. In addition to "Ladies of the Lights" (published by University of Michigan Press), Patricia has authored "Great Girls in Michigan History," which contains 20 mini biographies of Michigan females who did something amazing before they turned 20. Published by Wayne State University Press, "Great Girls" earned Patricia a 2015 Michigan Notable Book Award. She has written a companion book, "Bold Boys in Michigan History," which is due to be published by WSU Press in 2018.
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