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Browsing items in: Harford County Living Treasures - Harford County Public Library

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    • Interview with Harriet Morris Allen

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Allen, Harriet Morris, 1921-2011; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century;
    • Harriet Morris Allen, was born in Baltimore County and raised in Hampstead, where she graduated from Hampstead High School in 1939. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1943 and taught high school for two years in...
    • Interview with Marie Hertzsch Amos

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Amos, Marie Hertzsch, 1904-1996; Harford County (Md.) -- History -- 20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Teaching; Volunteers;
    • Marie Hetzsch Amos arrived in Harford County in 1914 where she attended and graduated from Highland High School. During this time, she joined the recently formed Harford County 4-H Club in 1919 and became 4-H leader, being inducted into the All...
    • Interview with Benjamin H. Amoss

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Amoss, Benjamin H., 1911-2001--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Farm life;
    • Benjamin Amoss was born in 1911 on Model Farm in Fallston, and he still resides there today. His recollections of his youth provide a great deal of information about farm life of the past, and how neighbors worked together to take care of their...
    • Interview with Rose Famous Amoss

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Amoss, Rose Famous, 1907-2002--Interviews; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Teachers--Maryland--Biography;
    • Rose Amoss was born on a farm in Street where she was an active member in the 4-H club. She can recall when the Rocks 4-H Camp was begun. Rose was a leader in the Fallston 4-H Girls Club for 20 years and is still active in 4-H All Stars. After...
    • Interview with Katherine E. Anderson

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Anderson, Katherine E., 1924-2013--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Bel Air (Harford County, Md.);
    • Katherine Anderson served Harford County for many years as Treasurer and Comptroller. She has spent her entire life in the town of Bel Air and recalls many of the businesses of the town, including her grandfather Anderson's shoe store that was...
    • Interview with June Williams Atkin

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Atkin, June Williams, 1930- --Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Education; Public schools;
    • Mrs. Atkin relates stories of her schooling at Slate Ridge High School, her father's work in the Slate Ridge quarries, entertainment in Cardiff, the depression years and WW II. Take a walk with her from her childhood on the streets of Ludwig to her...
    • Interview with George Harold Baker, Jr.

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Baker, George Harold, Jr., 1921-2009; World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans; Canned foods industry--Maryland--Harford County;
    • George Baker recalls his family's Aberdeen cannery that was once the sole business of the community. Growing up in Aberdeen, he has seen many changes that have come to his town. Remembering church picnics, attending Aberdeen schools, and C. Milton...
    • Interview with Fred B. Baldwin

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Baldwin, Fred B., Sr., 1905-1990; Harford County (Md.) -- History -- 20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Politics and government;
    • Fred Baldwin is an Aberdeen institution, attending Aberdeen school before becoming a-self-employed businessman. An avid baseball player, he organized the Aberdeen Athletic Association and Harford-Cecil County Baseball Assocation. He is a member of...
    • Interview with Hazel Whiteford Baldwin

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Baldwin, Hazel Whiteford, 1908-1998; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history;
    • Hazel Baldwin has been one of the leading citizens who have taken a significant role in preserving the history of our county. Chairman of our county's Bicentennial Committee that promoted our county's 200th birthday in 1973, Mrs. Baldwin has made...
    • Interview with Walter G. Banks

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Banks, Walter G., 1918-1994--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; African Americans; Civil rights;
    • Walter Banks grew up in the community of Asbury and attended school there. Later he graduated from Havre de Grace Colored High School and from college (now University of Maryland Eastern Shore). He joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific....
    • Interview with Mary Finney Barada

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Barada, Mary Finney, 1905-1990; Harford County (Md.) -- History -- 20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history;
    • • A lifelong Maryland resident, Mrs. flarada was a 1927 graduate of Vas¬sar College. She retired to Roland Park Place, the former site of Ito-land Park School which she at-tended In her youth, after serving as medical Secretary to Via. J.M.T....
    • Interview with Wilmer Noble Barnes

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Barnes, Wilmer Noble, 1902-1989; Harford County (Md.) -- History -- 20th century; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history;
    • Wilmer Barnes' ancestors arrived in Harford County in 1669 where his great-great-great grandfather was given a land grant by King George. His father was postmaster in Bel Air. Mr. Barnes attended Bel Air public schools before studying at Poly and...
    • Interview with C. Kenneth Beattie

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Beattie, Charles Kenneth, 1923-2006--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history;
    • Charles Kenneth Beattie was born in Whiteford, Maryland on July 19, 1923, and graduated from Slate Ridge High School in 1941. Mr. Beattie retired in 1982 after a distinguished 39 year career with the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. He was one...
    • Interview with Mary Bond Berry

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Berry, Mary Bond, 1925-2016--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.). History. 20th century; Oral history; African Americans;
    • Mary Bond Berry, the youngest of six children, tells about Black family life in the Forest Hill area from the 1930s through the 1970s. She graduated from Bel Air Colored High School and four years later graduated from Morgan State College. She...
    • Interview with Thomas Blackson

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Blackson, Thomas, 1906-1987; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Havre de Grace (Harford County, Md.);
    • Thomas Blackson is a lifelong resident of Havre de Grace and can recall much about the early days of the River City when the race track was operating and the town was prosperous and vital. He was a dedicated business leader who had his own...
    • Interview with Julia Lochary Boggs

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Boggs, Julia Lochary, 1926-2012--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history; Farm life;
    • Mrs. Boggs tells of growing up on a farm in the Kalmia area of Harford County. She attended St. Margaret's School and Bel Air High School and worked many years for Dr. Steve Hopkins, a dentist in Bel Air before working in the processing department...
    • Interview with Dr. Rose Mary Hatem Bonsack

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Bonsack, Rosy Mary Hatem, Dr., 1933- --Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Women physicians;
    • Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, October 24, 1933. Washington College, B.S., cum laude, 1955; University of Maryland Medical School; Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D., 1960. Physician. Member, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of...
    • Interview with Mae C. Boyd

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Boyd, Mae C., 1907-1988--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history;
    • Mae Boyd remembers when Havre de Grace was a properous town when she attended Havre de Grace High School. She worked at the Defense Plant before becoming a practical nurse. She remembers ice skating on the Susquehanna at midnight, wagon sled rides...
    • Interview with Natalie C. Boyd

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Boyd, Natalie C.--Interviews; Harford Living Treasures; Oral history; Bel Air (Harford County, Md.);
    • When Mr. and Mrs. Boyd first moved from Baltimore City to Plumtree Road in 1960, they were "the third house on the left after Tollgate Road". Cypress Drive, Valley View Court, and Gumtree Terrace did not exist. And even though things have changed...
    • Interview with Clarence and Irene Boyle

    • Harford County Public Library, Harford Living Treasures Collection
    • Boyle, Clarence Cromwell, Sr., 1927-2012--Interviews; Boyle, Irene, 1929- --Interviews; Harford County (Md.)--History--20th century; Oral history;
    • Born in the years of the great depression, growing up to fight in the second great war and returning home to build America into the world's greatest superpower are the people Tom Brokaw wrote of in his book The Greatest Generation. Excellent...

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