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Mary Merrick Brooks and the Strategies of Reform

August 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Presenter: Sandra Harbert Petrulionis

Mary Merrick Brooks’ unpublished letters testify to the purposeful strategies of a lifetime of abolitionist reform she enacted – from pushy persistence and feminine wiles, to outright begging – she resisted and she persisted! Mary Merrick Brooks is an American hero – come here why.

Presenter Sandra Harbert Petrulionis is Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at Penn State University, Altoona, and the author of To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau’s Concord.

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August 16, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Concord Museum
Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Tpke
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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