The web site you have visited was the result of hard work on the children's part and a lot of help from many people. We would like to acknowledge their assistance.
Donna Eaker, reading teacher-Pocantico Hills School, for sharing artifacts and helping us bring John D. to life.
Rachel Gumina, great, great, granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller Sr., for sharing such wonderful family stories. The children loved the dimes she brought them!
Susan Greenstein, Director, Kykuit Program, Historic Hudson Valley, for allowing us to visit Kykuit, arranging a unique experience and for the wonderful guided tour.
Dr. Erwin Levold, Archivist, the Rockefeller Archive Center, for help in the selection of primary source material for use with the children, the wonderful guided tour of the Archive Center, the opportunity to work as researchers at the Archive Center and so much more! There is no way to truly thank him for all of his assistance.
John J. Grabowski, Encyclopedia of Cleveland History and the Western Reserve Historical Society, for the use of images from their collection.
Peter Lisi, former Superintendent, Pocantico Hills School, for the demonstration of the dip pen and all the support he has given us.
Toni McNair, Kykuit Program Manager, Historic Hudson Valley, for allowing us to visit Kykuit, arranging a unique experience and for the wonderful guided tour.
Burns Paterson, Historic Hudson Valley, for the preparation and loan of a video tape on Kykuit.
Kristen Richard, Museum of American Financial History, for images of 26 Broadway and magazines from Rockefeller Rediscovered exhibit.
Erich Schroeder, Curator, Information Technologies, Illinois State Museum, for use of the image of the whale-oil lamp.
Meg Ventrudo, Museum of American Financial History, for the posters and material from the Rockefeller Rediscovered exhibit and mentioning the A&E Rockefeller video.
Ruth Weyland, art teacher, Pocantico Hills School, for the magnificent display in Mrs. Taverna's classroom.
Rosemary Zerbo, Pocantico Hills School, for preparing the books, ledgers and journals for each child.
Thank you so very much,
Terry Hongell & Patty Taverna