The 1958 Pioneers
The first family moved into Levittown, NJ in Oct. 1958. Willingboro Public Library celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of this milestone community with a series of events from Sept. to Dec. 2008.
On Sept. 6, an opening celebration was held for the exhibit "1958: the Birth of Levittown." Fourteen original 1958 residents attended a reception in their honor. Ten of them are pictured here.
Front: Shirley Wolf, Lillian Krane, Paul Krane, Cathy Costa, Lee Isaackson, Dottie Anderson, Marie Weller.
Rear: Bernie Kashmer, Jack Curtin, Cliff Anderson.
Despite tropical storm rains, 110 people attended the exhibit opening and met the 1958 pioneers.