A History Class Brings Dignity To Murdered Hartford Woman Ada Brown
In 1884, a young Hartford woman named Ada Brown was murdered in her home. It made national news, but Ada’s story faded into obscurity. This hour, we learn why a history class at University of Saint Joseph spent the past semester digging into her story, 136 years later.
And we learn what it meant to one of Ada’s descendants.
- Jennifer Cote - Associate Professor of History at University of Saint Joseph
- Lily Stilson - 2021 graduate of University of Saint Joseph, where she majored in history
- Eileen Newman - descendent of Ada Brown
Cat Pastor contributed to this show.