The top Prince George's County news from the Patchwork on Monday, Feb. 28.
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One Paint Branch employee, also a collector and historian, set up a personal collection more than 40 years in the making for students to view.
A mini museum greeted students in the library of Paint Branch Elementary School on Friday. Betty Lattimore took a day from her regular duties to act as historian for the groups of students coming to see her collection of dolls, paintings and historical artifacts all tied to the centuries of African-American History. “I asked the principal if I could bring in some of my things because I’m a collector and I’m also a historian -- that’s what my undergrad degree is in,” Lattimore said. “Some of these things I’ve had over 40 years, and some I just bought recently, but I wanted to share them with the school.” Lattimore’s collection was displayed on tables and chairs around the library, a path of hand-drawn footprints leading the way. Each …