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E

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  • Luise Erdmann
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F

  • Eileen Farley
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  • Peter Fenn
  • Carole Ferguson
  • Anne Ferreira
  • John Ferreira
  • Carmen Fields
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  • Gerald Fitxgerald
  • Thomas Foley
  • Marie Fontaine
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G

  • Joseph Gadon
  • Michael Gagne
  • Kevin Galligan
  • Sarah Garraty
  • Patricia Gatto
  • Robert Geary
  • Catherine Giffuni
  • Diane Gilbert
  • Matthew Gilbert
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  • Diana Glazer
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  • Michal Goldman
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  • John Golenski
  • Linda Gomes
  • Patricia Gomes
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  • Mary Goodyear
  • Danielle Gordon
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  • Warren Jones
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  • Luna Marie Josvold

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  • Pamela Murray
  • Patrick & Michele Murray
  • Naomi Myrvaagnes

N

  • Joseph Nauman
  • James Nehring
  • Jordinn Nelson
  •  New Bedford Historical Society
  • Henry Nieder
  • Zachary Nieder
  • Aaron Novy

O

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  • Malachi-Bonnie O’Connor
  • Maureen ODonnell
  • Beatriz Oliveira
  • Carolyn & Bob Osteen
  • Christopher Ottaway
  • James Ottaway, Jr.

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  • Sandria Parsons
  • Staley Patricia
  • Susan Pawlak-Seaman
  • Cora Peirce
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  • Mark Powell
  • Maureen Powers
  • Jeff Price
  • Patricia Pronovost
  • David & Sarah Flynn Prosten
  • Thomas Puryear

Q

  • Karen Quigley
  • Henry Quinlan
  • James Quirk

R

  • Philip Racicot
  • Kristin Raffa
  • Diana Raphael
  • Elise Rapoza
  • Anne Reid Kessler
  • Richard & MaryEllen Reid/Hartnett
  • Susan Reinert
  • Barbara Resnek
  • Elizabeth Reveal
  • Ann Richard
  • Mary Jane Richard
  • Glenda Richards
  • Laura Richmond
  • Mary Ellen Riell
  • Anne Righter
  • George Ripley
  • Henry Roberts
  • Jeanne Robinson
  • Walter V. (Robby) Robinson
  • Michael Rocha
  • Leonard Roche
  • Barbara Roessner
  • Jane Roessner
  • Deborah Roher
  • Marla Romash
  • Haven Roosevelt
  • Cynthia Rose
  • Chris Ross
  • Eve Rounds
  • Christopher Rowland
  • Joshua Rumbut
  • Alan & Deborah Rutan/Nutter

S

  • Timothy Safford
  • Mary Saltonstall
  • Anthony Sapienza
  • Ann Satterthwaite
  • Margo Saulnier
  • VanGordon Sauter
  • Patricia Schade
  • Frederic Schaefer
  • Terry Schaefer
  • William Scharnick
  • Christopher Schlesinger
  • Cynthia Schmarsow
  • Philip Schmid
  • Tina & Paul Schmid
  • William Schnoor
  • Kathy Schulman
  • Stephen Sciscento
  • Vicki Sederholm
  • MaryAnne Sedney
  • Jody Seivert
  • Bill Semich
  • Bruce & Terry Severance
  • Frances Schaefer Severance
  • Jamey & Laura Shachoy
  • Eli Shapiro
  • Dorothy Shattuck
  • Ann Sheehan
  • Everett Sherman
  • Howard Sherman
  • Janet Sherwood
  • William Short
  • Larry Shwartz
  • Robert Simha
  • M & M Hardwick Simmons
  • Peter Simmons
  • Diana Gomes Simoes
  • Jeffrey Simon
  • Jeffrey Simon
  • Ada Simpson
  • Ari Sky
  • William Slater
  • Joe Slomka
  • Charles Smiler
  • Christian Smith
  • Jennifer Smith
  • Nancy Smith
  • William Smith
  • Linda Snyder
  • Dawn Blake Souza
  • Pamela Spatz
  • Thomas Spence
  • John Spooner
  • Sandra Spoor
  • Patricia Staley
  • Aaron Stallings
  • Nan Starr
  • Ken Sternberg
  • Fredi & Howard Stevenson
  • Terrence Stewart
  • Clay Stites
  • Judith Stoia
  • Patricia Storace
  • Mark Strauss
  • David Sullivan
  • Martha Sullivan
  • Nicholas Sullivan
  • William Sullivan
  • Chris Sweeney
  • John Sweriduk
  • Christine Szuszkiewicz

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  • Josef Tatelbaum
  • Ben & Kate Taylor
  • Conrad Taylor
  • David V.N. Taylor
  • Edmund Taylor
  • Maxwell Taylor
  • Richard & Patricia Taylor
  • Stephen Taylor
  • Susan Teal
  • Elizabeth Thompson
  • Amy Tierce
  • Gigi Tierney
  • Myles Tillotson
  • Andy Tomolonis
  • Greg Torres
  • Jess Torres
  • Colleen Trahan
  • Shayne Trimbell
  • Linda Tunnicliffe

U

  • Robert Unger

V

  • Karen Vance
  • Kristin VanDine
  • John Vasconcellos
  • Michael Vaughn
  • Stephanie Vevers
  • Adam Vose-O’Neal

W

  • Marjorie Waite
  • Chrystal Walsh
  • Jo Walters
  • Anna Ward
  • Nicole Waybright
  • John Weaver
  • Richard Webb
  • David & Louise Wechsler
  • Joanna Weeks
  • Jane & Russ Weigel
  • Alex Weiner
  • Lisa Wesel
  • Susan West
  • Anne Whitaker
  • Alexander White
  • Ronald White
  • Ronald & Sylvia White
  • Sylvia White
  • Lynn Whitney
  • Colin Williams
  • Corinn Williams
  • Craig Williams
  • Marcy Wintrub
  • Wendy Wolf
  • Georganna Woods
  • David & Grace Wyss

X

  • Michael Xifaras

Y

  • Martha Yules

Z

  • Linda Zieper
  • Karen Zimmerman
  • Susan Zipoli

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