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In 1943, at the age of two, Robbie Dancy moved from Alabama to Utica, New York with her grandmother, mother, and uncle. They were part of the mass movement of black individuals and families from the rural South to the urban North and West during the…

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Warren Stannard was born on July 22, 1937 in Cooperstown, New York. He is the owner of Stannard Maple Farm in Roseboom, New York, which has been in business for over 100 years. Along with selling maple syrup and other maple-based products he raises…

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Anne Evans was an active member of the Cooperstown community before her recent move to the Plains at Parish Homestead in Oneonta, New York. She was born in England in 1931 and immigrated to the United States with her husband and three children in…

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Mr. Keith Willcox, born in Groton, NY in 1947, was raised on his family’s dairy farm. After attending Harpur College, at Binghamton University, he married his wife, Nadene, and began a new chapter in his life. A conscientious objector to the Vietnam…

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Muriel Werbovetz is a kind-hearted community leader and retired teacher living in Holland Patent, New York. Muriel was born at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse, New York on July 14, 1942. She grew up on the north side of Syracuse where all her…

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Jay Harrison is a lifelong resident of Otsego County. He grew up in Mt. Vision, a hamlet in Laurens, NY, and moved to Milford, NY as an adult. The Harrisons have been a prominent family in the region of New York since the 1700s. In fact, the hill the…

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Christine E. Hickling is a native of New Berlin, NY whose family has deep roots in the Roseboom community. Her maternal grandmother, Edna Countryman, was interviewed by a Cooperstown Graduate Program student in the 1970s. Like her grandmother…

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Mary Margaret Kuhn is one of Cooperstown's best loved and most well-known residents. She is originally from Philadelphia and today she can be seen at the Farmers' Museum running the carousel. At Christmastime she plays Mrs. Claus in downtown…

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Lynn Green, Jr., is an attorney in Cooperstown, New York. Green was born in Oneonta, New York on May 15, 1945 and grew up in Hartwick, New York, although he attended school in nearby Cooperstown. After graduating from Cooperstown High School, Green…

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Stewart Anderson is a native upstate New Yorker, who has lived in Herkimer County for thirty-plus years. He and his wife Kay live in Richfield Springs, New York. Mr. Anderson, a longtime resident of Herkimer County, has witnessed changes in the…
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