She began by photocopying FH covers at her office, proofread eighty issues, chaired three conferences, wrote articles and thirty-four Churchilltrivia columns, co-hosted eight tours, and has maintained the mailing list since 1970: Barbara Langworth (above, winning a 1995 Blenheim Award) deserves all the awards in the world for her devotion to duty, and to the editor. Thanks, Barbara.
Receipts: Dues $36, Initiation Fees $9, Donations $73.05, total $118.05. Expenses: Finest Hour Number 1 $11, Number 2 $5.50, Number 3 $5.50; Postage $11; Other $14, total $47.00. –FH 3
“The Spanish Civil War brought its flood tide of charity labels. The most common is the Sin Valor type of the 1940s. A new use has been found for the blue 10 centavos value: red overprints have been applied reputedly in Churchill’s ‘Memory’ by unspeakably vulturous speculators ….” -Harry F. Rooke, FH 3
Jennie, The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill, by Ralph Martin, speaks bluntly about the private lives of Churchill’s parents, but shows Lady Randolph was a great influence on Winston’s life. She introduced him to influential men, and embued him with courage and stamina. -W. Glen Browne, FH 11
Stuart Hall (Anchorage, Alaska), Richard Langworth (Hopkinton, New Hampshire) and Dave Marcus (Las Vegas, Nevada) joined in 1968. Sue Hefner (Lima, Ohio), Sen. Milton Marks (San Francisco, California), William Murray (Glen Head, New York) and Violet Scialla (Bridgeport, Connecticut) joined in 1970. All have been members ever since.
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