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Registration is not required, but is requested, for all programs, unless otherwise stated. Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. requested for all programs, unless BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES Grab some carryout or pack a lunch and join us for one-hour programs about Sandusky, Erie County, and Ohio history. Butchers and Healers: 20 20 VISION Medicine in the 19th Century Tuesday, January 21, at 12:00 p.m. Kevin Moore, Associate Curator of Artifacts, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, presenter This program will discuss icky yet common medical practices of the 1800s, such as amputation prior to the adoption of anesthetics and bloodletting, as well as infectious diseases that were commonplace in a world that knew nothing of germ theory. Moore will also present historic medical tools from the Rutherford B. Hayes museum’s collection. Lynching & Mob Violence in Ohio Tuesday, February 18, at 12:00 p.m. David Meyers, Author, presenter During the late nineteenth century, Ohio experienced a wave of lynchings, organized floggings, tar and featherings, and large scale riots. They were acts born of anger, frustration, distrust of police, and racial and ethnic intolerance. Many of these acts were attributed to well-known people in the community, but few were ever prosecuted. From Mrs. Satan to Madame Speaker: 150 Years of Ohio Women Running for Public Office Wednesday, March 25, at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Barbara Palmer, Professor of Political Science, Balwin Wallace University, presenter The first woman to run for president? Victoria Woodhull, a native Ohioan called “Mrs. Satan” in the media in 1872. In 1922, Florence Allen successfully ran for Ohio’s state supreme court, making her the first woman to ever be elected to any state high court. Today, Ohio lags behind most states in the proportion of women in public office. Why are there still so few women? Does this even matter? The history of women running for public office is one of fits and starts but full of inspiring stories. 20 20 VISION Upcoming Exhibit: Download the curriculum guide at www.nyhistory.org/curriculumJanuary 20 - February 29 Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. Efforts to create an interracial democracy were contested from the start. A harsh backlash ensued, ushering in a half century of the “separate but equal” age of Jim Crow. 20 20 VISION 20 20 VISION African American Sporting Pioneers Saturday, February 15, at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Leslie Heaphy, Associate Professor of History, Kent State University-Stark, presenter This program will highlight some well-known as well as lesser known names in a variety of sports dating from the 19th century through the first half of the 20th century. We will be looking at those who paved the way for the athletes of today. Fiber Arts Day Saturday, April 25, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the Follett House Museum Come visit the Follett House and learn about how fibers are transformed into the clothing and cloth that we use in our lives. Bring along your sewing, knitting, and other fabric projects and work on them with other creatives. WWII POW Camps of Ohio Tuesday, April 21, at 12:00 p.m. Dr. James Van Keuren, Historian and Author, presenter During World War Two, there were several prisoner of war camps around Ohio, including at Camp Perry. Dr. James Van Keuren will discuss the history of these POW camps and the impact they had on Ohio. Genealogy Classes for Beginners Monday, April 20, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Diane Meyer, President, Huron County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, presenter A genealogy class for beginners will be taught by members of the Huron County Chapter, OGS. The first day will be classroom training on the basics of genealogy; each student will receive a free book, Beginning Genealogy, published by the instructors. On the second day, participants will receive hands-on training and assistance with online resources. Registration is required and is limited to 12 applicants. Classroom Materials

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