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Call the Midwife

Mar 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The hard work, perseverance and contributions of women in North Carolina is being recognized all across the state during Women’s History Month. Speeches, exhibits and tours will reveal some of the many ways women have helped shape this state.

March 19. N.C. Museum of History, Raleigh. Call the (North Carolina) Midwife. Folklorist and former N.C. Museum of History curator, Lisa Yarger, recently finished “Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship,” a book that details her relationship with Lovie Beard Shelton. Yarger compares European midwifery practices with those of Shelton, who delivered 4,000 babies from 1950 to 2001. 3 p.m. Free.


Mar 19, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm