PRESS RELEASE: (BE)CAUSES AND EFFECTS HISTORY CONFERENCE | 10/6/2018

Sep. 13, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Midland Historical Society, in partnership with the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and Saginaw Valley State University, presents (Be)causes and Effects – The Tumultuous ‘60s, an opportunity to examine the many faces of the turbulent decade of the 1960s – including music, war, protest, Civil Rights, feminism and alternative life styles. This program was rescheduled due to inclement weather last spring.

Delve into the turbulent decade of the 1960s during this one-day conference. Attendees will hear enlightening talks by local historians on the important issues of the 1960s including Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision for a “revolution of values,” feminism’s impact on social reform, and the social toll taken by the war in Vietnam.

(Be)causes and Effects takes place at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 for Historical Society members and $15 for the general public. Tickets are available at midlandcenter.org, through the Center Ticket Office, or by calling 800-523-7649, and at the door as space allows. Lunch is available for pre-purchase. midlandcenter.org/becauses

The (Be)causes & Effects Committee Members are Melissa Barnard, Randi Kawakita, Kathleen McGuire, Eric Petersen, EllaMarie Schroeder and Gary Skory.

Co-sponsored by the Midland County Historical Society and the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library. Special support provided by Saginaw Valley State University.