When Dorothylou Sands came to Ohio
University in 1953, she was one of four African American women in Bryan
Hall dormitory, which held about 200 female residents. Though none of
the four black students looked much like the others, some white students
had the hardest time telling them apart.
Rocky Brands is helping throw a
party for the Nelsonville, southeast and central Ohio communities by
partnering with Hocking College to present a new festival called
Hocktoberfest this weekend, according to a news release.