A favorite photo of Dad and I in his "office" at home - ~1954
This web site first was started because I
wanted to share Dad's
Autobiography, and what better way to do it than by the
Many have found his stories to be entertaining. Our family has also treasured these writings and I thought that someday I would like to do something similar.
Some of the stories have already been written and posted else wear on this site and are linked below, others are new to the site and so noted.
I would love to hear from those interested in any of the stories below, as I am writing them in random order.
Feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
In loving Memory of Mom (Jan Whitney)
Jan 30, 1926 - Apr 5, 2011
Remembering when JFK was shot - 50 years later - Nov 2013
In Memory of Marc Duame- my
first College Roommate at UMass Amherst (1969-70)
Dec 21, 1976 - Recalling when Peg and I became officially engaged
Amherst in 1972
Peg and I visit the Melody
Burlesque in June 1978 - me with my camera!
Feedback / Recollections on my
UMass Website postings
UMass Teletype room in 1973
Records - What are those?
of Mom in family photos
Our first apartment
Settling as newlyweds and buying our home in Southbridge
Dating Peg and being in No No Nanette together
22, 2011 brain surgery for Epilepsy
Captive of Old Deerfield
takes little to amuse- recollectitons of Jeff and I as we
rode to Mrs. Mundells Kindergarten Class at Trinity
of growing up on Litchfield Ave in Southbridge
An unforgetable event in Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen Denmark) 1994
house on 122 Litchfield Ave
Dad, Harvard Square and Love Story
Concerts I have attended thru years
Dad, the AO Glass plant, and his demonstration to me of the properties of Prince Ruperts Drop
WW1 Army soldiers that he gave me one Christmas
Photos of my various offices during my career at AO in Southbridge
Golfing at Nichols in Dudley
Opening Day 20-Jun-75
AO History and the ID of a Murder Victim - Feb 2008
Photos from my 5th Birthday Party (Aug 1956)
Umass Chorus and Richard Gere
You tube video of me in 1969 when I first started UMass Amherst
George Washington 2st Floor (Rm 2107)
Amherst photos on Oct 15, 1969
(A day of protest for the Vietnam War)
Jaffrey Stillman Cabins (Moms parents summer home)
You tube video of a family cookout in 1959
The "twenty dollar girl"
Look what I found in my peas!
Graduate at White City Cinema (1968)
You tube video of Downtown Worcester added
King Family Member Cam Clarke recalls
the traveling/concert days!
You tube video of the King Family in August 1969 in Saratoga NY
It was as plain as the nose on my face!
and Joe - The List!
New photos added May 26, 2011
Vineyard - The Pequot in Oak Bluffs
You tube videoa of Marthas Vineyard added
Photos from 1965 Worlds Fair in NYC
Chamber of Commerce interiew with Dick Whitney
Peg and I in Jan 1977 at Bolongo Bay, St. Thomas and Oct 1977 Wedding Photo
Dick Whitney You Tube Southbridge Links above
include several SHS Football games,
town parades from the 1960s. Check it out!
my Youtube Video home page
Whitney Interview -
June 2007 Central South Crossroads
Don Whitney (My father) info on this web site:
Autobiography link (which is why I started this website in
Download Complete Autobiography (Zip file of 360 k, in PDF format)
Related Don Whitney Items of Interest
Margaret Morrissey Identifies family poems
Dad's Correspondance with Jack Lemmon
Cousin Bob and Whitney Relatives
Dad and Ham Radio (1963 AO News Article)
Dad and the Pajama Bottom Story