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“Why I Love History”

Saturday, March 25, 2017, I was an invited speaker at the annual banquet of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. …

How we went North…

When Charlie Hardy suggested I collaborate with him on a class using old oral history interviews he recorded with African Americans who …

Inaugurations

I was snuggled up under an afghan, home sick from school. That happened sometimes when I was in kindergarten—my daughter’s age now—when …

New Quilt Alliance Website

This week the Quilt Alliance launches our new website, a project to which I’ve devoted much time and energy during this past year. …

Tracing the Patterns

Like most first time quiltmakers, when I first began making a quilt—one summer vacation as a teenager—I turned to tried and true …

Goin’ North Update

It’s October, and our students in HIS 601/HON 452 are continuing their progress on our Goin’ North project focused on the first Great …