SOME MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES LILLIAN NORDICA, MABLE DODGE LUHAN, SOPHIE IRENE LOEB, and HOWARD DA SILVA--click on the photos and links.
First up, an excellent post on Croton notable Lillian Nordica from CANTABILE-SUBITO--featuring some fabulous images and recordings of Nordica's voice.
Read, see and hear more at https://bit.ly/2x5IDV7 (PHOTO FROM Philip H. Ward Collection of Theatrical Images, 1856 - 1910)
Next up, Croton notable Mable Dodge Luhan's autobiography is detailed in a 1933 clipping from The Lierary Guidepost, The Plattsburgh Daily Press.
For those who don't know, Dodge lived on Mt. Airy.
Her home was recently featured in an exhibit at The Croton Historical Society (THE MASSES).
Read and see more here.
Next up is the 1929 obituary from The Medina Daily Journal for famous social reformer, American journalist, and Harmon resident, Sophie Irene Loeb.
Loeb is also featured in this article from CROTON HISTORY & MYSTERIES, HALLOWEEN WITH HOUDINI IN HARMON; click here
And from 1927, Loeb and Fiorello LaGuardia, The Croton Connection, more here
Finally a brief blurb on Howard da Silva--1973--and a reading he gave from 1776 at a Museums of Stony Brook dinner event.
For more about DA SILVA AND HIS CROTON CONNECTION, click here
For the last edition of MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES ALLEN FUNT, GLORIA SWANSON (HER CROTON HOUSE TOO), AMERICAN POET RUTH LISA SCHECTER AND HOLBROOK BLINN, click here.
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