Newfane/Brookline Community Memory

Interview with Ellie Greenwood Applegate

Item

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Title

Interview with Ellie Greenwood Applegate

Description

Ellie shared her memories of growing up in South Newfane where her parents owned the General Store from 1935 to 1965. She attended the one room schoolhouse next door, then "graduated" to the two room schoolhouse in Williamsville. Ellie tells of her marriage (in the early 1970s) to Gideon Applegate, and describes his athletic career in Negro League Baseball. Gideon was the first black person her parents ever met.

Date

2021-03-09

Creator

Laura Wallingford-Bacon

Media Player

Interviewee

Eleanor Greenwood Applegate

Interviewer

Laura Wallingford-Bacon

Location

Newfane

Citation

Laura Wallingford-Bacon, “Interview with Ellie Greenwood Applegate,” Newfane/Brookline Community Memory, accessed June 13, 2021, http://communitymemory.moorefreelibrary.org/items/show/84.