Photographer Mary Beth Meehan '89

In her City of Champions project, photographer Mary Beth Meehan returns to her hometown of Brockton, Mass., to document a city that has seen, over the past two decades, rapid deindustrialization and a sharp rise in unemployment and crime.

Feeling crafty

Submitted by Katherine D. Duke

Last fall, I was delighted to read an announcement inviting members of the Amherst community to sell our wares at the second annual Campus Holiday Craft Fair. I’d been making beaded jewelry since middle school and crocheting hats since high school, so I figured this would be the perfect place to show off my skills and to earn some Christmas-shopping money. I got out my hooks and yarn and beads and set to work. I felt crafty.

JUNE 1998 35th Reunion Pictures

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