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Iowa History 101 - Broadlawns: A Century of Caring

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Thursday, October 10, 2024 - 12:00 to 1:00pm
600 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA

Register to join Jean Logan to learn about the history of Broadlawns Medical Center. Broadlawns Medical Center has persisted through the worst of times and the best of times, tending to the people of Polk County, Iowa. Originally established as a tuberculosis hospital, it has transformed into a facility that comprehensively meets needs by providing access to high quality care at low financial cost. The history of Broadlawns is established, along with curated stories that illuminate it over the course of the last century, from 1924 to 2024.

The Iowa History 101 webinars share Iowa stories and the history of the state through a cultural history lens on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Registration is required for each event and to receive a link to the recorded program.


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