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18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics Online

Join us as we welcome award-winning writer Bruce Goldfarb who will share the story of Frances Glessner Lee, the mother of forensic science.

At at time when women were discouraged from entering the sciences and could not attend many prestigious medical schools, Lee (1878-1962) transformed the field. She is known for creating 20 dioramas in miniature of actual crime scenes that were used to train homicide investigators. Known as the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, the majority of these dioramas are still in use for teaching purposes at the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. 

Bruce Goldfarb's work has appeared in many publications, including USA Today, Washington Post, Baltimore magazine, and American Health. He works as the executive assistant to the Chief Medical Examiner for Maryland, where he maintains Frances Glessner Lee's Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.

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Date:
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Marple Public Library
Audience:
  Adults     New Adult     Seniors  
Categories:
  Author Events     History     Social/Cultural     Virtual  
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