Don Whitney - In His Own Words

The Totem Pole at Norumbega Park

"I took the summer off, and my romance with Jan began to blossom. Our favorite date was to go to the Totem Pole Ballroom, which we did on a regular basis. During one of those Totem Pole dates in early Fall, we took out a canoe during intermission, and it was there that I proposed. Jan said ‘Yes'... "

Other Excerpts from Don Whitney's Autobiography:
Notes from Don's father
Being sent to Camp
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
Glenn Miller
Asbury Park
Harvard Days / Remembering Jack Lemmon
The Totem Pole
Engagement to Jan
Starting at AO as an Apprentice Lens Designer
Why Dick was once named David

Full Autobiography:
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Updated on Jan 27, 2005

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