Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

York County’s black cemeteries: ‘Before desegregation, even the dead were segregated in many places’

Ester Jefferson is seen in Mount Olive Cemetery in Lower Chanceford Township in this York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photo taken about five years ago. For years, Jefferson and her brother, Warner Batty, have taken care of the cemetery. Family … Continue reading

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Walking in the footsteps with heroes: Linked in with neat York County history stuff – Feb. 25, 2011

This York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News video show several scenes from the annual Black History Fair at Crispus Attucks: ‘Walking in the Footsteps of Heroes.’ A quiz game was one of the activities. Here’s one question: “Due to the lack … Continue reading

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