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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 destroyWith 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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In 1992 Jeannie and Peter Ferber began Andover Green Book Publishers with their first book ''Journey to a New Day'', a collection of poems by Doris Peel, illustrated by Peter Ferber.  Originally they ran the publishing from their home quickly moving it to an office in BallardvaleLater they moved the business to Alton New Hampshire.  
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When they published ''I Am Able, I Am Bound'', a biography of Yury Meshkov, the first president of Crimea, they befriended Russian people who told them of the poor state of books available to Russian children. The Ferbers donated funds to enhance and update school libraries in Russia. 
  
 
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*"To Russia with Love", ''Publisher's Weekly'', July, 18, 2002
*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.
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*"She's Publisher, He's Illustrator", Andover Townsman, December 24, 1992
 
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*"Immigrant City Archives Founder Lauded for Preserving History", Eagle Tribune, September 20, 2009.
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In 1992 Jeannie and Peter Ferber began Andover Green Book Publishers with their first book Journey to a New Day, a collection of poems by Doris Peel, illustrated by Peter Ferber. Originally they ran the publishing from their home quickly moving it to an office in Ballardvale. Later they moved the business to Alton New Hampshire.

When they published I Am Able, I Am Bound, a biography of Yury Meshkov, the first president of Crimea, they befriended Russian people who told them of the poor state of books available to Russian children. The Ferbers donated funds to enhance and update school libraries in Russia.

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  • "To Russia with Love", Publisher's Weekly, July, 18, 2002
  • "She's Publisher, He's Illustrator", Andover Townsman, December 24, 1992


--Eleanor 15:09, April 10, 2012 (EDT)

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