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Albert C. Bullard is a long-time upstate New York resident, who spent 35 years teaching in Cooperstown Central School. Raised just outside Philadelphia, his interest in folklife was piqued by his father's antique business, and it eventually led him…

While Albert Keck and I were sitting in his living room at 3 Delaware Street in Cooperstown, New York, he explained to me that life is made up of happenstance. “I look at my whole life, how critical little twists and turns are. And you don’t…

Born in White Plains, New York in 1923, Alice Talbot grew up in a variety of small towns and cities throughout southeaster New York. The conditions of her father's employment forced the family to move repeatedly, a total of sixteen times in as many…

Alicia Pagano, world traveler, poet, artist, and professor, shared her experiences growing up in Sidney and Unadilla, New York and her experiences traveling abroad and her family’s life in this area. Born in Sidney in 1929, Alicia enjoyed growing…

Anne Blabey was born in Richmond, Virginia, but has lived and traveled all over the world, adding to her idea of personal identity along the way. She attended graduate school in Boston, and worked as a teacher for a time in Washington DC, where…

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…

Anthony J. Casale has had 40 years of experience in government, politics, business, and higher education in New York, Florida, and Washington D.C. During his time as a student at the University of Albany, he began his political career as an intern,…

Barbara (Ives) Mook was born July 27, 1922 in Walton New York. Raised in a rural setting, Mrs. Mook experienced the Great Depression, education in a one-roomed schoolhouse and many other events. Her early life was foundational to her eventual…

Barbara Harrison Mulhern was born September 26, 1925 in New York City. Her father, Francis French Harrison was a doctor and her mother, Carlotta Creevey Harrison was a college educated housewife. Barbara grew up in Cooperstown in the 1930s during the…

Barbara Louise Gray was born in East Springfield, New York in 1923 and grew up on a small dairy farm next to what is now Route 20. After marrying Herb Weaver, she raised three children and spent many years working outside of her home. She remains…
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