Conversations with the Past
"Conversations with the Past" is an oral history digitization project undertaken by the Captain Avery Museum begun in Fall 2014. Funding was provided by a mini-grant from the Four Rivers Heritage Area.
The purpose of this site is to provide discovery and access to oral history transcripts and audiovisual clips that capture the early and current life of people in the Shady Side Community.
Iva Fern Proctor Ford was born and raised in Shady Side, Maryland. Her mother was part of the Crandell family and she spent a great deal of time with…
The history of the Shady Side School system in the context of the 20th century
Items that relate to the Great Swamper Newspaper