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Ed Sanders unveils new biography of eminent historian Alf Evers

A true Renaissance man, Evers’ first big success as an author was in the field of children’s books, illustrated by his wife, Helen Bryant Baker. Together they published some 50 of them over a 23-year period, which came to an end in the early 1950s with the advent of the mass-produced (and much cheaper) Little Golden Books. By then Evers, who first moved to Woodstock in 1931, had begun writing articles on historical subjects on a regular basis for local newspapers and the New York Folklore Society, which eventually caught the attention of Ellin Roberts, a senior . . .
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Ed Sanders to speak about the legacy of Alf Evers

The Historical Society of Woodstock will present an interview with noted author, poet and composer Ed Sanders on Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss his recently completed biography on the life and work of noted historian Alf Evers. Evers, whose major works included The Catskills: From Wilderness to Woodstock, Woodstock: History of an American Town and Kingston: City on the Hudson, has been recognized as one of the prominent regional historians in the country.
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