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Browsing items in: Fishing Club Oral History Collection - Captain Avery Museum

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    • Interview with Albert Foer

    • Foer, Albert--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • One of the results of the Fishing Club Project was getting oral histories from the four Foer children. This is a particularly interesting group, as there was a ten year gap between the second, Laura, and the third child, Gordon, resulting in a long...
    • Interview with Bette-Claire Coleman Weiner

    • Weiner, Bette-Claire Coleman--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
    • Bette-Claire Coleman Weiner is the daughter of Eva and Lois Coleman. Her father is one of the twelve founding members of the Fishing Club. She recalls knowing five of the original members and explains that the five belonged to the Washington Hebrew...
    • Interview with Bonnie Gorman

    • Gorman, Bonnie--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Boats and boating--Chesapeake Bay Region...
    • Bonnie Gorman describes the Fishing Club in Shady Side, Maryland as ten families, and how she started spending summers there from the time she was an infant. Her fondest memories seem to be about the freedom she felt being there as the parents...
    • Interview with Carol Anderson

    • Anderson, Carol--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • The interview with Carol Anderson was done as a part of the Fishing Club exhibit. The recollections were of her summers spent on her families property located next door to the Capt. Salem Avery House. Several of the Fishing Club members had...
    • Interview with Coleman Diamond

    • Diamond, Coleman--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Coleman Diamond's father was a member of the Masons and through them was brought into the Fishing Club group at an early date. The club eventually became his parents summer season social life. Even as a child Coleman viewed the retreat in Shady...
    • Interview with David Gottlieb

    • Gottlieb, David--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Fishing--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and...
    • David Gottlieb became part of the Shady Side/ Fishing Club experience through the Youth group at the Jewish Community Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, which included members' children. The Fishing Club became a place to hold parties, date, and hang...
    • Interview with Doris Gazin

    • Gazin, Doris--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Doris Gazin's father was William Goldberg, a full member of the Fishing Club. Ed Goldberg is her brother, also interviewed for the Fishing Club Project. Doris recalls complaining about spending time at the Fishing Club and missing her friends at...
    • Interview with Ed Goldberg

    • Goldberg, Ed--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Boats and boating--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md....
    • This oral history was conducted by telephone. In the first part the interviewer asks about Ed's father William, an early member of the Fishing Club. William was an avid fisherman who would be up at 4:30 in the morning cooking breakfast. He and...
    • Interview with Gordon Foer

    • Foer, Gordon--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Crabbing--Maryland;
    • One of the results of the Fishing Club Project was getting oral histories from the four Foer children. This is a particularly interesting group, as there was a ten year gap between the second, Laura, and the third child, Gordon, resulting in a long...
    • Interview with Helen Kamerow

    • Kamerow, Helen--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Helen Kamerow is one of the last remaining 'middle generation members' of the Fishing Club. Through her eyes, you see the experiences of the women who followed their men down to Shady Side, lugging food, children, and all the clothes and things...
    • Interview with Jerome (Jerry) Yochelson

    • Yochelson, Jerome-Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Jerry Yochelson and his family came to Shady Side in 1951 when he was 12. He loved the Fishing Club and couldn't wait to come because it reminded him of the countryside. He had been raised on a farm, but his family moved to Washington, DC and he...
    • Interview with Laura Foer Jaffe

    • Jaffe, Laura Foer--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • One of the results of the Fishing Club Project was getting oral histories from the four Foer children. This is a particularly interesting group, as there was a ten year gap between the second, Laura, and the third child, Gordon, resulting in a long...
    • Interview with Linda Sacks Perlis

    • Perlis, Linda Sacks--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Linda Sacks Perlis was the child of Fishing Club members during the 50's and 60's. Her uncle, Stanley Kamerow, was also a member, so the ties of family involvement were just as strong as the ties to the club. Time spent in Shady Side provided her...
    • Interview with Mike Dunn

    • Dunn, Mike--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Childhood; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
    • Mike Dunn's grandfather was one of the original Fishing Club founders, as a D.C. Mason. Although the Dunn family bought property across the access road due to having six members and needing more space, the interaction with the club lasted three...
    • Interview with Paul Foer

    • Foer, Paul--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • One of the results of the Fishing Club Project was getting oral histories from the four Foer children. This is a particularly interesting group, as there was a ten year gap between the second, Laura, and the third child, Gordon, resulting in a long...
    • Interview with Phyllis Jaworski

    • Jaworski, Phyllis--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • Phyllis Jaworski often uses the word 'magical' to describe her experiences at Shady Side. In fact, she credits the immersion into nature that she experienced there with giving her a love of literature and authors that invoke nature and the natural...
    • Interview with Ron Sheinbaum

    • Sheinbaum, Ron--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Fishing--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and...
    • Ron is son of Arthur (Art) and Goldie Sheinbaum . He and his family spent all their summer weekends in Shady Side , Ron, from infancy to adulthood. His narrative stories of what it was like and what they did are very descriptive, especially the...
    • Interview with Sol and Ruth Colker

    • Colker, Sol--Interviews; Colker, Ruth--Interviews; Shady Side (Md.)--History--20th century; Childhood; Oral history; Summer resorts --Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.); Outdoor recreation--Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.);
    • The Colkers joined the Fishing Club as a result of knowing the Sacks and the Kamerows from the synagogue they attended in Washington, DC. Sol built a boat with a friend and needed a place to keep the boat, thus they joined the club and came down to...

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