Lectures In American History: We Can Do Better, Dorothea Dix and the Age of Reform

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — In the the two decades before the Civil War, women in the United States became active in encouraging the country to make a series of reforms to improve the lives of those most in need and most abused during those years of the 19th century. In this presentation, Jim Winker will discuss the era in general through the life and work of Dorothea Dix. Special emphasis will be placed on her work in Illinois.

MEETING ROOM A/B 
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm

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What a nice way to bring the NEA Big Read to a close! Just one more event for the NEA Big Read that we are so thankful that Dianne Ludwig planned for our community read.Yesterday for our quarterly PPT (Professional Play Time), we toured the Freeport Art Museum. The newest exhibit, I Am American, is a part of the 2019 NEA Big Read: One Freeport. We were thrilled to have Dianne Ludwig (Adult Services Supervisor at the Freeport Public Library - Freeport, IL) join us and give a brief overview of the NEA Big Read program and how it's connected to the exhibit. ... See MoreSee Less

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YES, head on over to the Freeport Art Museum and see the display linked to the NEA Big Read.If you are taking part in the Big Read of The Latehomcomer you will want to stop at the museum and see the Hmong hats and fabrics that are on display! @freFreeport Public Library - Freeport, IL #neabigread ... See MoreSee Less

YES, head on over to the Freeport Art Museum and see the display linked to the NEA Big Read.

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Thank you Greater Freeport Partnership for helping to make this event special!Congratulations to the Freeport Public Library - Freeport, IL on the opening of their Aletha Hunt Storybook Forest! It is a beautiful site for children and a true testament to generosity, artistry and a commitment to community! #stephensoncountycares ... See MoreSee Less

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