Susan Bartlett Foot speaking on Unitarians Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions 1946-1954

In this video, Susan Bartlett Foote, a professor emerita in the School of Publich Health in Minnesota speaks about her book “The Crusade For Forgotten Souls – Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954”, University of Minnesota Press, 2018.   She tells the story  about how Unitarians in Minnesota helped to reform the mental institutions in Minnesota.  May we take pride and learn from the fortitude and dedication of our Unitarian forbears how to make a difference in issues of mental health.

Click on the link below to watch Susan give a lecture and show pictures from her book, and answer questions after the lecture.

We wish to express gratitude to Graham Bell who recorded and produced the video.

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