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Interview with Gillian "Gill" Winner

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Gill Winner talked about her origin in England and Wales, schooling, earning a PhD in Zoology, moving to New England, teaching at a women's college in Massachusetts, meeting her husband, Joh "Jack" Winner, their mutual outside interest in antiques,…

Interview with Cynthia Nau

Cynthia Nau discusses working as a librarian at the Moore Free Library and Brookline and Newfane (and NewBrook) Elementary Schools in the 1980s through 2017. She talks about her love of reading and books and why libraries are important for children.

Interview with John Spicer

John discusses moving to Vermont in the mid-70s and fixing up the old farmhouse. He also goes through the jobs he has had since moving north and shares some noteworthy stories on the way.

Interview with John Spicer about Mert Coleman

John discusses his memories of Mert Coleman, a well-known man who lived in Williamsville for many years. Even though John didn't meet him until Mert was in his eighties, they shared some wonderful experiences together.

Interview with Louise Sirois

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Louise Sirois was the Library Director at the Moore Free Library in Newfane, VT from 2013 to 2018. She talks about her time at the library, some favorite books, technology improvements she ushered in, and how much she enjoyed the Newfane community.

Interview with Lee Anne Parker

Lee Anne Parker discusses her experience managing the Crowell Art Gallery in the Moore Free Library, in Newfane, VT. Lee Anne talks about her day-to-day responsibilities, how the community appreciates the gallery, how local artists enjoy showing in…

Interview with Tim Shafer

Interview with Dr. Timothy Shafer, who discusses working for more than 30 years as a medical doctor in a small rural practice in Vermont.

Interview with Myra Fasler

Myra Fasler talks about moving to Newfane, VT in the 1970s from Connecticut. She discusses her involvement with the Moore Free Library as a board member and member of the Friends of the Library group. She mentions Robert Crowell and Lillian Farber.

Interview with Lil Slover

Lillian Slover talks about moving to Newfane, VT in the 1960s from New Jersey. She mentions the Mantel family, hunting, and yoga.

Interview with Jessie Kayam and Caitlin Burlett

Jessie Kayan and Caitlin Burlett talk about their time living at Hearts Bend in Newfane, VT. They discuss starting to farm the land there, farming additional land in Brookline, VT, Hearts Bend campers who would sometimes stop by, renovating a cabin,…