Laundry at Manumit

How did the laundry get done? Binky says we threw it in the middle of the room and made lists. Each room was separate? What about the boys? Did the short cabin have one bag…..etc. Some sent theirs home, I remember those rectangular boxes that expanded depending on content. Did things come back ironed? Any […]

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Valerie Zavatt Hansen

Port St. Lucie Valerie Hansen Valerie Ann Hansen, 67, died June 24, 2007 at her home. She was born in Jersey City, NJ and lived in Port St. Lucie for six years, coming frome New Rochelle, NY. Before retirement she was an administrative assistant with J.P. Stevens in New York City. She was a member […]

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Electra

The spring play at Manumit was a hugh event. Everybody in the upper school was involved whether that wanted to be or not. this the play bill from 1957. The playbill was in lowercase and so it’s presented that way below. Jean Giraudoux’s Electra Spring Show 1956-1957 Presented by Manumit School Directed by Virginia Hall […]

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Reunions at the White Horse

Hi all, Well, the good old White Horse was jumping with joy yesterday as twenty fine Manumitters came together to celebrate “just-like-family” ties. A picture of our Host Dylan Thomas was on the wall. Ira Deutsch entered twice, that was nice, Olive’s Larry Johnson brought his good chemistry with him. Ray Raphael (now pronounced Raphael) […]

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Catha (Levinson) McSweeney

Catha (Levinson) McSweeney My sister, Janet, and I went to Manumit, in Pawling, in the early 1930s starting, I think, in 1932), and left after 8th Grade. I’m delighted to find this website, but don’t recognize a single name -unless Hildy Lindlof is related to John L. and his sister(s) who were there, then. Like […]

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Broad Meadows

BROAD MEADOWS by Barbara Dutton Dretzin Note Added: We have a lack of clarity about when Broad Meadows first opened. Several of us think it may have been after the Christmas break of Dec ’41/Jan ’42. And that the oldest group from the main school (the Deltas) had one term there before the combined class […]

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