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Main Topic
Our Nation
Topic
National Expansion & Reform: Military
Title

Frontier Military Posts (And the Women Who Called Them Home)

Speaker
Description

This presentation is designed to introduce audiences to the lives and times of these extraordinary women. Audiences learn about the different classes of women on post, their day-to-day routines, their social interactions and, on a more personal note, how they functioned under Victorian and military constraints. At the conclusion of the program, Matkin demonstrates a Victorian tea, which was a source of comfort, relaxation and reflection for officers’ wives.



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