Tag: YWCA

Alexandria Celebrates Women: The origins of the Scottish Walk Parade

By Gayle Converse  In 1605, five residents of Aberdeen, Scotland were prosecuted for parading through the town “maskit and dancing with bellis.” More than 400...

Out of the Attic: Alexandria’s other labor titan

Writing about the history of organized labor in Alexandria often begins and ends with a discussion of John L. Lewis, President of the United...