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Michigan During the Great Depression

Apr 19, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lorenzo Cultural Center
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Instructor: Dr. Larry Bukowski

While everyone in the United States suffered dearly during the Great Depression, Michigan was uniquely singled out. What circumstances contributed to a lost decade? How did families survive during these most difficult times? Could similar problems plague our state today? These intriguing questions will be addressed in a most interesting and interactive presentation. Learn how the problems of the Great Depression still affect us 90 years later.

About the Presenter: Dr. Bukowski has been an educator for more than 45 years, beginning as a middle school and high school social studies teacher. Later he moved up to counselor, principal, and then to college faculty, instructing teacher education and history. He has M.A. degrees in history and counseling and a doctoral degree in organizational studies. Bukowski has also taught several senior courses as well as driver safety and is an insightful presenter for MORE.

Lorenzo Cultural Center
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