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Booking Charlotte




Want to book Charlotte for a special event?
After you book - consider these items:
Checklist   Publicity Photos

Photos for Newspapers and Other Media


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Featuring Charlotte’s
Orphan Train Roots!


Pre-speaking Questions



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Booking is as easy as 1-2-3!

It's grant based and affordable for all.
1.  Contact Charlotte to set a date and time.  Allow at least 30 days for processing.
2.  Fill out the simple formMail it to Lincoln, NE immediately to secure your date.
       o Libraries, museums, nursing homes and town festivals (general public): use this form.

While Charlotte is at your location, why not have her stay to educate an additional audience? Packed youth audiences are often times followed by brown bag lunch adult audiences. Or... Brown bag working audiences are followed by elderly book clubs and Red Hatters. The link for the application is HERE.

       o Schools and youth organizations: use this form.
3.  The Humanities now direct deposits Charlotte's checks into her account after she has

spoken for you.  You no longer have to mess with paying her!  It is very important that you fill the final report out and return it within 10 days to the Humanities.  If you enjoyed what Charlotte did, please mark it "excellent".  It can be found here

“Breaking down the misconceptions between the Orphan Train and the Orphan Grain Train."
  • A couple of preferably conference size tables. (But any size will do if you
    do not have conference size.)
  • A couple of chairs.
  • Chairs for the audience (if applicable).
  • Sponsor needs to provide a television/DVD for my pictures to project behind
    me as I speak or a laptop/projector (with sound).  If this is impossible (no worries), I have a manual
    back-up on both talks with poster boards.
  • My Orphan Train talk is 45 minutes. My Annie Oakley talk is 30 minutes. My Canteen talk is 40 minutes.
    All talks are followed by a question and answer period of 15 minutes. I stay as long as people would
    like to mingle.
  • A glass of ice water or bottle of water while I'm speaking.
  • A microphone, preferable cordless so that I can walk within the crowd as I