Books [Greek Mother]
When I was in Greek School we girls used to dress up in our traditional gowns of white with blue sashes and marched with a band at the head of the procession, from the church to the hall where the celebration was to be held.
It is in our Greek School that we keep up our language and native culture. The Greek School in Manchester is made up of seven grades and the classes are held for two hours and a half after the city schools close. Recently we built a fine new building which stands on Pine Street between Spruce and Lake Avenue.
Aside from the feast and name-days, we have learned from our mother's stories that during her childhood in Macedonia she had little time for play. Although the village tailor made her boleros and full long skirts, she made all the skirts, trousers and various articles worn by the other members of the family.
"Our winter nights were spent in knitting, embroidering, and weaving, for both the clotheand the blankets were made from the wool of our own sheep