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    • Hezekiah Easter Interview Part 17: Childhood memories

    • Childhood & youth; Children; Recreation; Cycling; Parks; Parkways; Automobile travel; Civic leaders; Politics & government; Politicians
    • Easter recalls childhood memories of bicycle riding, going on Sunday drives, and going to the library. [Note: Easter also discusses some other Nyack personalities and the car accident that lead him to walk with a cane, these portions of the...
    • Hezekiah Easter Oral History Interview

    • Civic leaders; Politics & government; Politicians; War; Military life; Military camps; Families;
    • This oral history with Hezekiah Easter was taken on three dates. Parts 1-4 are from the first recording session, September 19, 1994. Parts 5-11 are from the second recording session, October 3, 1994. Parts 12-18 are from the third recording...
    • Walter Blount, Jr. Interview Part 01: Coming to Nyack, downtown, race relations

    • Firsts; Depressions; Segregation; Churches; Civil rights; Civil rights leaders; Business people; Educational facilities; Neighborhoods; Integration; Housing
    • Walter Blount, Jr. recounts how his parents came to Nyack and started a business, and provides commentary on race relations and urban renewal. Key Words: Nyack, St. George Hotel, Liberty Street, Depew Ave., Jackson Ave., Burd St., urban...
    • Part 09: Leonard Cook and Water Treatment Plan

    • Civic leaders; Waterworks;
    • Parkhurst begins with a quick story about William Myers and Anthony Meyers from the 19th century, who were leaders in the African-American community. The majority of this unit is about Leonard Cooke and his dealings with the water treatment plant,...
    • Part 13: The Women's Civic League in Nyack

    • Civic leaders; Community service; Recreation;
    • This begins the fourth day of Parkhurst's interview. At the beginning of this unit Parkhurst finishes a story about her friend that had been cut off in the previous interviewing session. After this exchange, Parkhurst speaks about the Women's Civic...
    • Virginia Parkhurst Oral History Interview

    • Newspapers; Military life; Civic leaders;
    • This oral history by Jean Pardo, (Gloria Mayernik contributing) with Virginia Parkhurst was taken in five recording sessions: Parts 1-4 were taken on the first date, February 23, 1990; Parts 5 to 7 were taken on the second date March 1, 1990;...

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