History on Film

Event occured on Mon, Jan 6 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

 In 1906 in America it was first discovered that humans could transmit typhoid fever. This is a dramatization of the outbreak and a profile of Irish cook Mary Mallon, known as 'TyphoidMary.' Quarantined against her will, the story reveals the new found power of health officials to protect the masses, often at the expense of personal liberties.The film will be repeated at 6:30 p.m.  Registration is not required.

Website: http://WWW.LCPLIN.ORG/BRANCHES/HI.HTM