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Date Posted: 18:31:06 03/09/08 Sun
Author: Karen Gold Ferrandi
Subject: Re: The Schoales Family
In reply to:
Robert E. (Bob) Brown
's message, "Re: The Schoales Family" on 15:14:02 07/22/06 Sat
I attended nursery school with Dudley Schoales and later Anne and Sarah became closes friends of mine. Dudley was the oldest, would be about 65-66 if he had been with us today, and Annie the youngest. I left Scarborogh in 5th grade to attend public school in Tarrytown where we lived on an estate called Suncliff, formally belonging to Jay Gould before my family purchased it in the late 30s.
I returned to Scarborough in 1956 attended till my senior year (class of 1960)..
I have a plethora of fine memories of Scarbrough, having attended it for the better part of my complete education with just the 4 years of primary (2) And junior high (2)
absent from Scarborough.
I spent many a night at the Schoales residence being a good friend of Sarahs and Annie as well. I even remember when we had a terrible fire at the school and used the Vanderlip mansion for classes whilst the school was out of comission.
My recollection of those years is quite vivid, impressed on me always is "Manners Maketh Man" and I even have a great photo taken a good 20 years ago at the school under that great motto leading to the auditorium. It sits in a silver frame here amongst my many friends and family- a lasting tribute to my love for Scarbrough and how important all those years were to me.
Love to hear from you and anyone who feels the impact Scarbrough made on our lives.
>>Anne Schoales, her sister Sarah and her late brother
>>Dudley were all related to the Vanderlips and lived in
>>a house on the property. Dudley was class of '61 I
>>believe, and Anne '64 or '65 I know Sarah was older
>>than Anne, and I think she was a year or two older
>>than Dudley, but I may be wrong...
>>Anyway, Anne was living in Pound Ridge in the 1980s
>>and hosted a reunion of about 30-40 people from the
>>1963-1966 classes. I have her e-mail address as:
>>email@example.com - but I e-mailed her once or twice in
>>the last couple of years and got no response (athough
>>the mail didn't bounce). I haven't tried it lately. If
>>you can locate her, she should be a good source of
>>information about her branch of the family.
>>Let me know how you fare. I'd love to post more about
>>the Vanderlips - especially Narcissa (I wish I'd known
>>that was her name!), who was quite a rebel girl in her
>>day, a suffragette and pal of Eleanor Roosevelt!
>I worked briefly for Magnalith Corporation, a small
>group headed by Sven Fougner of Garden City in 1971.
>Mr. Fougner had met Dudley Schoales while breeding
>pure bred dogs with Mrs. Vanderlip. Dudley had married
>Mrs. Vanderlip's daughter, who was very involved in
>the magazine business in the 1940's.
>Mr. Schoales was funding the Fougner venture out of
>his pocket, so any new employees had to be approved.
>When I was interviewed in Dudley's office at Morgan
>Stanley, Dudley talked about his Yale education and
>the time he had spent working in a foundry afer
>college. He was very amiable and I liked him
>immediately. The venture came to a quick demise when
>Dudley's wife suddenly died and he lost interest when
>burdened with this misfortune.
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