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The Andover Historical Society and the Andover Preservation Commission present certificates of appreciation annually to individuals who restore buildings that "significantly contribute to Andover's history and development." Nominations for preservation awards are submitted to the Andover Historical Society. The Massachusetts Historical Commission also issues Preservation Awards.
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When the Lawrence YWCA decided it no longer wanted to house documents from early female  immigrants Andover resident Eartha Dengler, a lover of history, decided the documents were too important to destroy.  With them she began the Immigrant City Archives (later renamed the [http://www.lawrencehistorycenter.org/ Lawrence History Center]). She added materials, especially photos that she collected from other immigrants.
  
 
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*"Local preservation efforts rewarded", ''Eagle Tribune'', June 22, 1998.
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*Eartha Day: Former Andoverite Dengler Honored as Outstanding American. (winner of Outstanding American by Choice Initiative, awarded by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.) (photo) ''Andover Townsman'' September 17, 2009, p.1, 2.
*"Historical Society hands out its 2000 Preservation Awards", ''Andover Townsman'', May 25, 2000.
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*"11 honored with 2001 Preservation Awards", ''Andover Townsman'', June 14, 2001.
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*"Celebrating historical homes", ''Andover Townsman'', June 2, 2005.
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*"Immigrant City Archives Founder Lauded for Preserving History", Eagle Tribune, September 20, 2009.
  
 
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When the Lawrence YWCA decided it no longer wanted to house documents from early female immigrants Andover resident Eartha Dengler, a lover of history, decided the documents were too important to destroy. With them she began the Immigrant City Archives (later renamed the Lawrence History Center). She added materials, especially photos that she collected from other immigrants.

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  • Eartha Day: Former Andoverite Dengler Honored as Outstanding American. (winner of Outstanding American by Choice Initiative, awarded by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.) (photo) Andover Townsman September 17, 2009, p.1, 2.
  • "Immigrant City Archives Founder Lauded for Preserving History", Eagle Tribune, September 20, 2009.


--Eleanor 14:27, April 10, 2012 (EDT)--Leslie 16:36, September 7, 2012 (EDT)

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