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.

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm

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