Friday, June 19 Kids’ Friday Resource Page

Online Resources for June 19: Unity Gardening

Victory Gardening Then and Now

Read this New York Times on the history of Victory Gardening and its recent comeback.

See cartoons by Charles Alston on Victory Gardening and women’s and African Americans’ contributions to the war effort.

Learn how to grow food from kitchen scraps.


Read a history of Juneteenth by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Celebrate Juneteenth with these virtual events.

More virtual Juneteenth events.


Read the history of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.”

Watch the earliest recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.”

Watch a more recent recording and sing along!*

*Come sing with your friend Anna Stange who worked last year as a group leader at Time Traveler’s Day Camp and plans to return for the 2021 camp season for more music dated to the times of Alexander Twilight. Check out Anna’s website to find more sing-along opportunities.