JCHS presents decade of change program

March 14, 2019

The Jefferson County Historical Society will present Judy Little—The 1950s: The Decade of Cultural Change at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in the Schweinfurth Museum at the Historical Village. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.

Technology, roles of women, television, televangelist, movies, fashion, sexuality, election of 1952 and the Korean War all lead to swift changes in the 1950s. Little will present a program covering these aspects that left the lives of Americans in a race toward the cultural revolution of the 1960s.

Judy Little is a Southern Illinois University graduate and has a Master’s degree from Rockford College. Ms. Little is a third-generation teacher, following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother. She has taught high school Social studies classes for 45 years, 33 of those in West Frankfort, IL. She continues to teach part-time.

The Historical Village is located at 1411 N. 27th St. in Mt. Vernon, IL. For more information call 618-246-0033 or email jchsvip14@gmail.com.