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A Death in the Family - Death & Mourning Practices in the 19th Century


A Death in the Family:  Death & Mourning Practices in the 19th CenturySunday, 28 October Noon?5:00 p.m.
Chatillon-Demenil House 3352 DeMenil Place - St. Louis, MO

$10 per person
The afternoon's program includes:
? Death during the Civil War era, including women's mourning practices
? Exhibit of 19th century mourning clothes
? Exhibit of hair-work mourning jewelry
? Exhibit of photos of cemetery art/symbolism
? Lecture on Manuel Lisa, early St. Louis explorer and fur trader
? Lecture on cemetery/genealogy research
? Tarot card readings and silhouettes
(extra $5.00 each)

Call 314-771-5828 for more information.


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