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Omnibus #42

podcast icon Posted Thursday, March 20, 2008. Total length: 18:03

Rhoda McManus moved with her family from Queens to the Pepperidge Hall estate in the 1940s. Her memories of the area, then known as Holland Farm, paint a picture of rural life on Long Island complete with cows and snakes and commuting on the Long Island Rail Road.
"Five acres was like forever for us."
Rhoda McManus

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(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)
0:04 Introduction

Chris Kretz, Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian

1:03 Listener emails
Arnie Lazarus, Ken Spooner, and Richard Beattie wrote in to share their memories of the former Pepperidge Hall estate.

2:49 Interview with Rhoda McManus

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Last updated February 2, 2009 by Chris Kretz