Newspaper Clippings of the Collyer’s of New York–The Original Hoarders

Newspaper Clippings of the Collyer’s of New York–The Original Hoarders


Clipped from The Plain Speaker,  24 Mar 1947, Mon,  Page 1


Clipped from Janesville Daily Gazette,  21 Mar 1947, Fri,  Page 5

Clipped from Lancaster Eagle-Gazette,  24 Mar 1947, Mon,  Page 1


Clipped from The Decatur Daily Review,  09 Apr 1947, Wed,  Page 13

Clipped from News-Journal,  09 Apr 1947, Wed,  Page 8

Clipped from The Wilkes-Barre Record,  09 Apr 1947, Wed,  Page 1



Found amid 120 tons of junk in their Fifth Avenue mansion: The story of the Collyer brothers


Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and Screamin’ Mamas (USA)

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.


Was Your Grandmother a “Saboteur!”? Hoarding Before Television




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Friday October the 13th– 6:30.. meet in front of the old Leland Hotel on Bridge Street (Scott Reid’s office) and enjoy a one hour Bridge Street walk with stories of murder mayhem and Believe it or Not!!. Some tales might not be appropriate for young ears. FREE!–


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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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