Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 18

Camp Fitch songbook — Digital Edition

Camp Fitch Song Book

Phil and Ben have been busy with their latest project: the complete Camp Fitch songbook converted to an ebook format with links to recordings of many of the songs. It’s a very cool augmentation of the collection, and the utility even goes beyond nostalgia — there are only a few people on the staff who …

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Nov 11

Remembering Buck Boren on Veterans’ Day

Tim Sheetz has been talking a lot with his grandfather Howdy Friend and combing newspaper archives to document the people and lore of Camp Fitch history.  Today, on Veterans’ Day, I’d like to spotlight a friend of Howdy’s and fellow World War II veteran named Howard “Buck” Boren.  Most of this information comes from Howdy’s …

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