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September 10, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
300 N. Allen Drive
2nd Floor

Allen, TX 75013
Free; no registration
The practice of "slumming" in Victorian England.
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Talking History - Everyday Life in Victorian England

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Join Dr. Michael Wilson, of the University of Texas at Dallas, for an exploration of life among the different social classes in Victorian England. Learn about the emergence of the middle class, living conditions among the poor, and the practice of "slumming," where touring working class neighborhoods emerged as a form of entertainment for upper- and middle- class residents. Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult