‘Panic of the 1890s’ Panel Saturday (Nov. 13) at the Frank House Concludes $mart Money Week Activities

Sarah Jones
Educational Program coordinator, 308.865.8284

UNK– “Panic of the 1890s,” an historical lecture, will be the focus of the University of Nebraska at Kearney Frank House program, $martMoney Week Saturday, Nov. 13.

Panic of the 1890s: A Frank House Lesson for Today begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Frank House, which is located on UNK West Campus.

Gloria LeDroit, Friends of the Frank House member, will present the story behind the Franks; Sarah Jones, UNK Frank House director, will present social comparison of the 1890s; and Matthew Morehouse, 2009 UNK political science graduate, will present political comparison of the 1890s and now; and Mary Rittenhouse, director for the Center for Economic Education, will present an economic comparison of the 1890s and now.

“The old adage is very true: history repeats itself,” Jones said. “We can learn many lessons from the past. Life is trial and error, and history tells us about the errors of the past so that we as a society might not repeat them in the future. By studying and understanding history, we learn about ourselves.”

$martMoney Week is one in a series of Saturdays at the Frank House presentations. The event is free and open to the public; however, donations to the Frank House are always accepted.

For more information about Saturdays at the Frank House events visit www.unk.edu/offices/frankhouse.