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Noon lecture looks at history of divorce

 Posted: 11:15 AM April 09, 2014

Local historian Jan Wright will present "Dissolution: Social History of Divorce in Jackson County" at noon Wednesday, April 9, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.

Wright delves into historical court records to explore what divorce settlements of the past reveal about public attitudes towards violence, power, women's rights, children and money.

The lecture is part of the Windows in Time lecture series presented by Jackson County Library Services and Southern Oregon Historical Society. Call 541-774-6996 for more information.

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