Posted by Dwight Bachman on September 24, 2009 11:32 AM
Written by Jack Meltzer
Willimantic, Conn. - Beverly York, director of the Windham Mill and TextileMuseum, will discuss the historical and cultural background of the Windham community at on Sept. 30 at EasternConnecticutStateUniversity. York's presentation, which is part of Eastern's University Hour, will take place in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the StudentCenter.
York will focus upon the 19th and 20th century cotton thread manufacturers as well as mill workers and their ethnic backgrounds during the industrial age. There will also be sign ups throughout the presentation to help staff the MillMuseum.
University Hour is Eastern's Wednesday afternoon cultural and educational series. For more information on this and other University Hour events, please call (860) 465-5245.