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Memories of a Rochester childhood with Ken McCurdy and Lynda McCurdy Hotra -- video oral history

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Identifier: 2022-ts-02
Abstract This video oral history interview with Gilbert Kennedy ("Ken") McCurdy and Lynda (McCurdy) Hotra was recorded on February 3, 2022 via TheirStory. The video interview and transcript are accessible online via The Strong's Preservica - Universal Access portal.

Memories of Margaret Strong with Ann Coleman -- video oral history

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Identifier: 2022-ts-05b
Abstract This video oral history with retired curator and doll historian Elizabeth Ann Coleman was recorded on May 25, 2022 via TheirStory. The video interview and transcript are accessible online via The Strong's Preservica-Universal Access portal.

Michael and Muffy Berlyn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.2588
Abstract The Michael and Muffy Berlyn papers contain game design documentation, notes, sketches, memos, and other materials related to video games and other creative pursuits. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 2011.

Michael Newman journal articles collection

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 2014.newman
Scope and Content Note This collection of 431 journal/magazine/newspapers articles on early video games, the home video game market crash of 1983, home video game companies, and other related topics was shared with staff at The Strong by Michael Newman in 2014. Advertisements and some photocopied book chapters are also included in this resource. Of note is the hard-to-find text from Video Games and Human Development: A Research Agenda for the '80s - Papers and Proceedings of a...

Michealene Cristini Risley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022.risley
Abstract The Michealene Cristini Risley papers are a compilation of materials from her position at Sega of America, as well as her non-profit organization Freshwater Haven.

Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 2016.mecc
Abstract The Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection is a compilation of materials on the development of The Oregon Trail and other MECC educational computer programs, as well as various related news articles, journals, photographs, floppy disks, VHS tapes, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1973 and 1998.

Minnie Allen diaries

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 2016.min
Abstract These two diaries detail the life of a teenage girl in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1870s. Topics covered include hobbies, pastimes, travel, and daily life.

Motley family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 118.216
Abstract The Motley family photographs are a collection of 31 scanned photographs related to the Motley family (maternal side of Margaret Woodbury Strong).

Mrs. Strong, Mrs. Hotra, and 700 Allens Creek Road - Interview with Lynda McCurdy Hotra -- video oral history

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Identifier: 2022-ts-07
Abstract This video oral history with Lynda (McCurdy) Hotra was recorded on August 1, 2022 via TheirStory. The video interview and transcript are accessible online via The Strong's Preservica-Universal Access portal.

“My Family” handmade book

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 107.86
Abstract This handmade booklet contains about 30 sheets of ruled writing paper, 5 inches by 8 inches, and covers of brown/pink construction paper. Front cover has applied letters of black paper that spell out "My Family." Booklet is bound at top by white cotton string. Within these pages, Ann French handwrote detailed descriptions about her dolls, including Helen, Mary Adele, Susan, Sunny, Patsy Ann, Kathleen, Patsykin, Raggedy Ann, Joy, Shirley Jane, Emilie, and Karen Christina Sophia. The text...

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