Abstract

Nora Skillern, a member of the Shaker Lakes Women's Committee (Friends of Shaker Lakes), discusses her personal experiences and philanthropic roles at the Shaker Lakes Nature Center. Skillern details fundraising campaigns for the Center, and credits her interest in outdoor recreation to her background as a child growing up in England, where she visited metropolitan parks and learned to garden. Skillern also discusses working for the English colonial government in Africa during the era of decolonialization, and her childhood experiences in England during World War II.

Creator

Skillern, Nora (interviewee)

Creator

Sack, Mark (interviewer)

Project

Shaker Lakes Nature Center

Date

2006

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

30 minutes

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