Elly Shodell

Elly Shodell, a resident of Port Washington, has been director of the oral history program at the Port Washington Public Library since 1983. She is the recipient of the 1999 Forrest C. Pogue Award in Oral History. Since 1892, the Port Washington Public Library has been following and documenting the townas transformations through its collection of more than 30,000 photographic prints, negatives, and slides.