To preserve their dominance, 19th century owners demanded that enslaved people use inferior clothes as a clear sign of the social hierarchy. Once freed, Jane Keenheel repurposed suit swatches into a quilt that showcased her skills, kept her family warm, and symbolized her independence.
Our students need us, but teachers need to make sure our own oxygen mask is fastened before we can extend ourselves to others.
Mary Wallace, the owner and operator of the Wallace-Cross Mill, lost her arm in a workplace accident. Yet, she continued to lead, despite her disability and barriers placed on her because of her gender.
‘Tis the season for making apple butter. Here is my recipe and a short story of a nineteenth York Countian who regretted making apple butter.
If I could have a superpower, it would be time travel. Picturing a time and place, I would catapult into the moment in history (or the future) that I envisioned. However, I wouldn’t want to interact with the scene. Instead, I would observe imperceptibly like Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas
Teaching in-person during COVID has been challenging. Here are some takeaways that I’ve learned from two weeks of being back in the classroom.
The images on the gravestones at the Wildasin cemetery in Codorus State Park say a lot about the people and community that lived there.