How did the Dittrick Museum obtain its extensive birth control collection? Find out at women’s center event March 28

"How Contraception Came to Cleveland" flyerThe Flora Stone Mather Center for Women will host James M. Edmonson, chief curator at the Dittrick Museum of Medical History, for a lunchtime talk Monday, March 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center, Suite 248.

Edmonson will present “How Contraception Came to Cleveland,” in which he will explain how he secured the Percy Skuy collection, the largest and most comprehensive collection on the history of birth control.

He also will address how he crafted the narrative of the gallery, some of the surprises he encountered in exhibition research and what role the collection plays both at the museum and in the community.

Registration is available online.