On the Margins: Nineteenth Century’s Forgotten People

Presented by John Wornall House Museum at Alexandar Majors House Museum, Kansas City MO

Jul 01 2022
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Sep 30 2022
On the Margins: Nineteenth Century’s Forgotten People presented by On the Margins: Nineteenth Century’s Forgotten People at Alexandar Majors House Museum, Kansas City MO

\"It has been a hard winter\", Andre J. Castaigne, 1893.

Join us for a self-paced online educational experience exploring three topics: Mental Health in the Nineteenth Century, Work Houses and Poor Houses in the Nineteenth Century, and Unhappy Marriages in the Nineteenth Century.

Nineteenth century America was a time of immense innovation and profound change. While reformers began making great strides in social services and perceptions of underserved populations, institutional change was slow, and marginalized people were often hidden and sometimes sensationalized. Even wealthy families like Alexander Majors’ were not exempt from social mores of the time. Through the fascinating life story of Majors, his second wife Susan, and his many children, we explore some of

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ADMISSION INFO

This is a free educational series, but we humbly request a donation of $5 per session from those who are able to give. Your donation lets us continue to keep programs free for all.

Contact: 816-444-1858

Email: programs@wornallmajors.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 12, 2022 - All Day (Fri)
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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Alexandar Majors House Museum

8201 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114

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PARKING INFO

A large parking lot is adjacent to the Alexander Majors House.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

The Majors House is not wheelchair accessible due to the historic nature of the home. There is wheelchair access to the first floor of the house available. For guests unable to visit the second floor

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