Our first annual Hip History Contest has ended! We loved the creativity students used to share the history of Buxton, Iowa—the 1900 coal mining town of 5,000 residents, of which 40%-55% were African American—through the arts.
In Buxton, African Americans were leaders in the community and were treated equal to whites. Buxton is a great example of unity. Hip is a great way to describe the fun way students shared Buxton’s history to win prizes. Check out the winners, the entries, plus sign up for next year’s contest and let’s start Uniting Through History!