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Virtual Adult Lecture: From Unwanted to Indispensable

The Real Nurses of the Civil War

2021-03-23 19:00:00 2021-03-23 20:30:00 America/Denver Virtual Adult Lecture: From Unwanted to Indispensable Author and historian, Pamela Toler will tell the story of the thousands of women that volunteered to be nurses during the Civil War and created a profession that did not exist before the war. Online Event

Tuesday, March 23
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-23 19:00:00 2021-03-23 20:30:00 America/Denver Virtual Adult Lecture: From Unwanted to Indispensable Author and historian, Pamela Toler will tell the story of the thousands of women that volunteered to be nurses during the Civil War and created a profession that did not exist before the war. Online Event

Author and historian, Pamela Toler will tell the story of the thousands of women that volunteered to be nurses during the Civil War and created a profession that did not exist before the war.

Armed with a PhD in history, a well-thumbed deck of library cards, and curiosity, author, speaker, and historian, Pamela D. Toler translates history for a popular audience. She goes beyond the familiar boundaries of American history to tell stories from other parts of the world as well as history from the other side of the battlefield, the gender line, or the color bar. Toler is the author of eight books of popular history for children and adults.  The paperback version of her newest book, Women Warriors:  An Unexpected History was released February, 2020.  Her work has appeared in Aramco World, Calliope, History Channel Magazine, MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and Time.com. 

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AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Online | Class |

TAGS: | Women'sHistoryMonth | women | online | lectureseries | lecture | learn | history | class |

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