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The Clements Bookworm: Online Event for History Lovers - Shared screen with speaker view
Betty Bishop
25:24
Good morning on a sunny day in Ann Arbor.
Angela Oonk
25:27
Anne, I sent Kay a link. https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6-uBey5BRneGzLydB7kbqA
rex hauser
27:11
Greetings from mid-Michigan, best of holidays, safe and caring, to you all.
Anne Bennington-Helber
27:27
Good morning all, thanks for joining us. It's a beautiful, sunny day in Ann Arbor.
Todd Braisted
28:08
Good Morning all, from sunny Mahwah, New Jersey.
Tracy Gierada Payovich
28:09
Good morning to everyone from Ann Arbor!
Douglas Johnson
28:27
Another warm Fall day in Lansing. Greetings to all.
Tracy Gierada Payovich
28:41
Be sure to select "All panelists and attendees" in the chat if you'd like everyone to see your comments!
Kathleen Marcaccio
29:03
Hello from Royal Oak!
Daniel & Barbara Balbach
29:32
hi all, on this beautiful day!
Janet Kreger
29:47
Hello from Ann Arbor! This is a nice break from pandemic-work-as-usual!
Anne Bennington-Helber
29:58
Kay is unable to join by Zoom and will try by phone
Nancy Howard
30:20
Good morning from Ypsilanti!
Veronica Makowsky
30:51
Good Morning from near the Connecticut River in Deep River, CT. Our 1838 house was insulated on the second floor with old newspapers from 1837 and 1838 with all kinds of fascinating articles , including one about a Wild Child!
Tracy Gierada Payovich
31:27
Absolutely, Janet! Thanks for tuning in! We've been looking forward to this conversation.
rex hauser
32:07
We found 1856 Harper's Weekly papers, also used as backing for plaster (tween plaster and lath), which helped us date the house.
Barbara prince
32:24
Hello from Novi, Michigan. Nice and sunny and going to be nice today.
Sarah Messer
33:07
I want to know more about the Wild Child!!
Barbara prince
34:56
Yes newspapers were used for insulation in my grandparents house (which is still standing) - built in the late 1800’s in Detroit.
Tracy Gierada Payovich
35:24
I love all these stories of your historic homes out there!!
Ceci Riecker
35:55
Found 1920s license plates used as basement window sills!
Chris Cullnane
35:59
There is a ghost story about Willard Library in Evansville Indiana The sister of the man who built the library is supposed to occupy the library. She is know as the Gray Lady.
Anne Bennington-Helber
36:27
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Anne Bennington-Helber
36:31
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williammarvel
36:33
I researched my wife’s ancestry and found two interesting criminal cases. Her maternal great-great-grandfather, William Jackson Marion, was hanged in Beatrice, Nebraska, in the late 1880s for a murder that never happened. The supposed victim of the murder returned to Beatrice a couple of years later and was surprised to hear that he had been murdered. A great-great uncle on the same side, Enos Lee McCracken, was elected sheriff of Barber County, Kansas, around 1905, and the news prompted authorities in Oklahoma to arrest him on an old indictment for killing a man in a gunfight in that territory in the 1880s. He returned to Oklahoma and was acquitted in a one-day trial, but a year or so later he was killed while arresting a bootlegger in Kiowa, Kansas.
Anne Bennington-Helber
36:43
Bookworm Recordingshttps://clements.umich.edu/public-programs/the-clements-bookworm-recordings
Anne Bennington-Helber
36:46
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Anne Bennington-Helber
37:04
Thanks so much Kate!!!!
Anne Bennington-Helber
37:08
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Sarah Messer
37:11
Thank you, Kate!
Nancy Howard
37:48
Just found out I am descended from William Bradford (10th Great Grandfather). Planning to create a little story for my great niece & nephews that they can legitimately wear buckles on their shoes & hats!
Mike C0x
39:18
One of my ancestors, John Letsinger fought with Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812. with the First Tennessee Mounted Rifles. He admired Andrew Jackson so much he named one of his sons Andrew Jackson Letsinger. Andrew Jackson Letsinger did not take after his namesake. While researching family history, I discovered he was fined $25 for losing his rifle when he mustered out of his Civil War regiment!
Peter Anderson
41:50
My maternal great-grandfather was a tenant farmer in Ireland. In the late 1800’s, after assaulting a tax collector with a shovel, he fled to America, leaving his wife and seven children behind in Ireland. He was never heard from again. In retaliation, British soldiers burned down the family farm.
Kathleen Marcaccio
41:54
In researching my family history, I learned that I have Mayflower ancestors and French voyageur ancestors with Cadillac when he established a settlement at Detroit. And in August 1852, my great-great-grandparents and several of their children perished in a tragic collision between the Steamer Atlantic and the Propeller Ogsdenburg in the early morning hours in the middle of Lake Erie, with more than 250 lives lost.
Ann Wakefield
42:55
Family research by a cousin found that we are distantly related to Henry Frick, the owner of the now famous Frick art museum in New York City.
Anne Bennington-Helber
45:26
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/288947/red-house-by-sarah-messer
Anne Bennington-Helber
45:37
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Anne Bennington-Helber
45:47
NEW ENGLAND HISTORYThe Red House | Yankee Classichttps://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/the-red-house/
Anne Bennington-Helber
45:55
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Douglas Gruenau
47:09
For those who are having trouble joining from Safari browser try FireFox. You will have to load Zoom on it to get it to work.
Lissa Perrin
48:57
Sarah, I believe that Richard W. Hatch was a colleague of my father's at Deerfien
Sarah Messer
49:32
Yes! He taught in the English Department at Deerfield Academy for years.
Lissa Perrin
49:40
Ooop.. at Deerfield Academy years ago. Can't wait to hear about your book.
Sarah Messer
49:47
How wonderful!
Anne Bennington-Helber
50:20
Frontier Romance
Anne Bennington-Helber
50:26
https://www.amazon.com/Frontier-Romance-Tiger-Bill-Kate/dp/19504623
Sarah Messer
50:31
Unfortunately, I only focused on the Hatches who lived in the Red House. So not sure about the Hammonds.
Sarah Messer
50:49
Many many Hatches can trace themselves back to Walter Hatch and the Red House. :-)
Tracy Gierada Payovich
52:17
Sarah, I'm not sure if Lissa can see your comments unless you sent them directly to her-- they are coming to just "All panelists"
Sarah Messer
53:26
Yes! He taught in the English Department at Deerfield Academy for years.
Sarah Messer
53:48
How wonderful!
Sarah Messer
54:04
Unfortunately, I only focused on the Hatches who lived in the Red House. So not sure about the Hammonds.
Many many Hatches can trace themselves back to Walter Hatch and the Red House. :-)
Sarah Messer
54:55
Thanks, Tracy. I wrote to them!
Tracy Gierada Payovich
57:11
Thanks, Sarah! :D
Sarah Messer
57:52
I love this sonnet, Wendy!
Betty Bishop
01:03:29
Another Cookie - several of us on this morning.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:03:50
Red HouseBEING A MOSTLY ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF NEW ENGLAND'S OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY LIVED-IN HOUSEhttps://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/288947/red-house-by-sarah-messer/
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Barbara prince
01:27:53
Both presenters were very interesting Thanks so much
Linda and Jim Wilson
01:28:21
did the hatches leave furnishings as well?
Sarah Messer
01:30:21
Yes! The Hatches did leave furniture. Infact, Israel H Hatch’s bed is still upstairs in his bedroom…maybe that’s why he still haunts the house???
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:32:40
FINDING AIDAnn Price Gibson Paschall diaries (1820-1855)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-4579.3pas?rgn=Names;view=text
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
01:32:57
FINDING AIDNathan H. Sharples journal (1821-1838)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-4721.1sha?rgn=Entire+Finding+Aid;view=text
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:33:19
'FINDING AIDJohn Hughes letter book (1826-1830)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-2447hug?view=text
Tracy Gierada Payovich
01:33:19
Angela-- advance the slide!
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
01:33:34
Quarto #51 Our Favorites“Temperance, Exercise, & Cheerfulness”:The Letter Book of John Hugheshttps://clements.umich.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/quarto51-our-favorites.pdf
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:37:13
We are so indebted to Kay and the other Clements volunteers for their amazing work transcribing and researching our manuscripts.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:37:24
https://www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/D/Drawn-to-Purpose
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
01:37:37
To access past recordings and resource lists:https://clements.umich.edu/public-programs/the-clements-bookworm-recordings
David Bandfield
01:37:40
What sources are best for Quaker research? One of my ancestors was a student at the Quaker school in Nine Partners, NY in the 1840's
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
01:37:58
Fall Lecture Series
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:37:59
https://clements.mivideo.it.umich.edu
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
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Adopt a Piece of History:https://clements.umich.edu/give/adopt-a-piece-of-history
Anne Bennington-Helber
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Anne Bennington-Helber
01:50:05
Great analogy, Sarah
Barbara prince
01:53:45
Please reference the name of the volunteer at the Clements. Did not get her name
Tracy Gierada Payovich
01:55:43
Barbara, that's Kay Miller. We'll include her name in our follow-up email as well!
Jayne Ptolemy
01:58:01
Definitely check out Swarthmore College and Haverford College for Quaker research, too
David Bandfield
01:59:48
Thanks Jay!
Anne Bennington-Helber
02:01:29
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving
Tracy Gierada Payovich
02:02:01
Thanks to all for attending!
Bonnie Dede
02:02:03
Thank you!
Todd Braisted
02:02:04
Thank you!