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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00-2:00PM HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at Dittrick Museum

We’re decking the halls!
Join us on Saturday for cookies and punch and holiday cheer.

Discounted prices on all books and posters.

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:00PM
CONVERSATIONS! at Dittrick Museum, “The Babes were Silent: Infant Mortality and Public Health”

Co-sponsored by the Dittrick and the CWRU Social Justice Institute, this event will be part of the Cleveland Humanities Festival. Join us for a short-lecture, panel discussion, and public round-table about  public health history, industrialization, housing, and the ways race and class combine to produce an ongoing crisis for our community. (Free event)

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Saturday April 7, 2018 2:00PM
“A Tour Through Disease” at the Lake View Cemetery (Trolley Tour)

As part of the Cleveland Humanities Festival, the Lake View Cemetery will be offering a Trolley Tour and reception. Join Dittrick Museum’s Brandy Schillace for a “tour through disease,” an exploration of what types of illnesses and calamities befell Cleveland residents. From polio to smallpox, cholera to diphtheria, epidemics have been “plaguing” our city. Talk in Daffodil hall, followed by Trolley Tour and reception. (Discounts available to Dittrick Friends members on admission.)

*registration to be made available in 2018

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