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  • Subject is exactly "Audio recordings"
Go to Karen Morgan (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Karen Morgan moved to the Saugatuck area after she graduated from high school and began waitressing at the new West Point restaurant in the 1960s. In this interview, Karen reminisces about her young adulthood in Saugatuck.
Go to Paola Doyle (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Paola Doyle was raised in Oak Park and Oakbrook, Illinois and spent her childhood summers in Saugatuck. In this interview, Paola remembers visiting her grandparents' cottage near Mt. Baldhead during the summers as a child, and bringing her own…
Go to Ray Diffenderfer (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Ray Diffenderfer's grandparents were among the first to own land near Mt. Baldhead, where they built a cottage in the early 1920s. In this article, Ray reminisces about spending summers of his youth at the cottage and swimming at the beach in the…
Go to Neil Atherton (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Neil Atherton grew up in Illinois near Milwaukee and came to Saugatuck in the early 1980s. He and his partner Jim Yarro operated the gift shop Hoopdee Scootee from 1982 to 2016. In this interview, Atherton reminisces about Hoopdee Scootee, creative…
Go to Renee Zita (Audio interview and transcript) 2018 item page

Renee Zita was born and raised in Chicago. In this interview, she recounts spending several weeks of every summer in the family cottage on Park Street in Saugatuck. As her own family grew, Renee remembers bringing her own children to the family home…
Go to Phillip Walter (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Phillip "PG" Walter grew up in downtown Saugatuck. This interview covers his memories of childhood, work experiences, and the burning of the Big Pavilion in 1960.
Go to Candace Van Oss (Audio interview and transcript, Part 2 of 2), 2018 item page

Candace Van Oss grew up in Douglas. She shares many memories of her father's career as Chief of Police. In the second part of the interivew, Candace continues with stories of her father's career as Fire Chief and later Saugatuck Township Supervisor.…
Go to Candace Van Oss (Audio interview and transcript, Part 1 of 2), 2018 item page

Candace Van Oss grew up in Douglas, Michigan. She shares many memories of her father's career as Chief of Police.
Go to Paola Onesto (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Paola Onesto was raised in Chicago. Her family was among the first to buy land and build lakeshore summer cottages in Saugatuck. Her family home was completed in 1921, and Paola recounts generations of family members spending their summers on the…
Go to Robert Lord (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Bob Lord moved to a historic home in Saugatuck in 1978. In this interview he covers the history of his home, known as "The 1894 House." He details some of his favorite summer activities, and offers some hopes for the future of Saugatuck.
Go to Raymond Foster (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Raymond Foster spent much of his summers at his grandarents' farm outside Saugatuck, Michigan. His memories include watching many groups of motorcycles enter Saugatuck in the mid- to late-1960s. He also recalls that the geography of the land around…
Go to Nancy Crean (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Nancy Crean's family bought a home in Saugatuck, Michigan in 1930. Throughout her childhood she remembers coming from Chicago to Saugatuck every weekend from April to November. She and her family still spend weekends in the family home throughout the…
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