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- In the fall of 2015, the library conducted interviews asking the public to select an object in their home that evokes a story or memories that they could share.
- Click on the image to listen to the interview
- The program concluded on Nov. 14, but we hope to load a fill-in form soon so you can upload your object photos and stories from home.
Rosemary Cooper -- The Glass Fruit Basket Lamp
A mother's love is carried forward.
Melvyn Stiriss -- A Conch Shell
"The Farm" commune in Tennessee, founded in 1971.
Marie Ruebenstahl -- A pheasant and fancy needlework
Mementos of Bellvale's Todd family farm and lifestyles of the past.
Joan Corser - The Family Portrait
The heritage of a family, World War II,and the Belgian artist Antoine Wiertz
Bill Leonardi -- Dream Catcher
A childhood injury is overcome to realize the dream of flight.
Ann Damia -- Referee Items
Basketball and women's history 1940s-1970s
Peggy Gavan -- New York policeman's nightsticks
A great grandfather's legacy of law enforcement. Peggy also has a blog "The Hatching Cat" that tells the history of NYC using animal stories.
Annette Henderson - A Family's Wooden Bowl
Family memories of harvesting tobacco in North Carolina
Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons -- A Piece of the Berlin Wall
A Berlin native's experience of the Wall.
Richard Hull -- Grinding Stone and Iron Shackle
The hidden history of the local Lenape tribe and slavery.
Ekua Sharp -- An FIT dress design project
Accomplishments and goals: dress design and family civil rights activism.
Ivy Tulin - The Carpenter's Cross
Religious encounters and calls to ministry