The Churchill County Museum’s Teacher In-Service begins Tuesday, September 25th. Teachers/Educators can earn 1 renewal credit of continuing education. Pre-registration is required!
The fee for this course is $35 for non-members, FREE for CCMA Members! An ‘Individual’ membership is $25 – save $10.00 and enjoy the member benefits!
This course is open to anyone requiring continuing education; pre-register at the museum by September 22nd!
COURSE DESCRIPTION: It was a time of prosperity and a time of crisis. The 1920s was an era of huge artistic, political, economic, and social growth. It was also an era of prohibition, racism, and lawlessness. The Roaring Twenties: Booze, Brawlers, and Broads examines the rapid changes that occurred throughout the decade and their far-reaching effects, answering the question: “What put the roar in the Roaring Twenties?”
HOURS OF INSTRUCTION:
September 25th: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Introduction and First Lecture) / 2.5 hours
October 2nd: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. / 2 hours
October 9th: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. / 2 hours
October 13th: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon (Saturday, Walking Tour) / 2 hours
October 16th: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. / 2 hours
October 23rd: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. / 2 hours
October 30th: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Movie, Conclusion) / 2.5 hours
“The Roaring Twenties: Booze, Brawlers, and Broads” Teacher In-Service schedule:
Tuesday, September 25th at 6:00 p.m.: Geoff Schumacher, Senior Director of Content at the Mob Museum, Nevada’s Rocky Relationship with Prohibition
Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m.: Dr. Michael Fischer, Nevada Humanities/Humanities on the Road Presenter, Tonopah’s Soft Drink Parlors and the Rise of Nevada’s Next Gambling Generation
Tuesday, October 9th at 6:00 p.m.: Guy Clifton, Journalist, Author, and Nevada Division of Tourism Specialist, Dempsey in Nevada
Tuesday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m.: Prohibition in Reno, Historic Reno Preservation Society Walking Tour
Tuesday, October 16th at 6:00 p.m.: Dr. Anita Ernst Watson, Author and University of Nevada Professor, Altering Reality: Women in the 1920s
Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:00 p.m.: Neal Cobb, Author, Historian, Saving and Restoring the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain
and Tuesday, October 30th at 6:00 p.m.: The Roaring Twenties, shown at the Historic Fallon Theatre!
All lectures will be held at the Churchill County Museum, 1050 South Maine Street, Fallon, Nevada
The walking tour will be held in Reno, Nevada (Transportation is not provided.)
For more information, please call Jennifer Jones, Education Department, at (775) 423-3677