Written by Gabrielle Little
Willimantic, Conn. - Beverly York, director of the Windham Mill and Textile Museum, will speak at Eastern's University Hour at 3 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Shafer Auditorium. The public is invited. Admission is free.
York will discuss the historical and cultural background of the Windham community focusing on the 19th and 20th century cotton thread manufacturers, as well as mill workers and their ethnic backgrounds during the industrial age.
York is a site administrator of the Nathan Hale Homestead Museum in Coventry and is an educational consultant at the Windham Textile and History Museum.