Shirley Ayres

Author Shirley Ayres is a librarian at Fort Monmouth. She is the Bradley Beach historian, serves on the executive board of the historical society, and writes articles for the public library's newsletter and a local newspaper. Coauthor Gary S. Crawford is the full-time projectionist at the Beach Cinema. He is also an avid local historian. The interesting vintage photographs that appear in this book are derived from the collections of the historical society, area residents, and Ayres's private...See more