The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Quarterly Journal Issue 1-2009 20TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE.
Gaulding, Mark (publisher).
Place Published: Palm Desert, CA:
Date Published: 2009.
Description: Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Journal--Back Issue 1/2009. 20th Anniversary Issue A 50-page four color spiral bound news journal. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE"). Membership in this "almost cultish" group allows you to participate by sharing your own WE interest and collection with other like-minded individuals throughout the world. The Society was founded over twenty years ago. This organization is founded upon member participation and interest, which is collectively focused in a quarterly journal. Throughout the years it's members have visited and reported on tours of exclusive WE-sites, such as Frogmore, The Mill, among others. Join us for future exciting visits to Windsor haunts around the world or read about the couple's many contributions to fashion, food, entertainment and design. Perhaps you'll be the one who is reporting! This issue includes: COVER: 20 Years of Windsor History--an original mixed media collage commissioned specifically for this anniversary issue cover by Society Member and artist, Sue Brucks (IN). The mixed media collage includes original acrylic paintings on paper, vintage fabric, and poster board all mounted on acrylic painted board. The collage incorporates significant milestones from 1989 to 2009 in the continuation of the Windsor's story; Editor's Column Mark Gaulding (CA). A review of this issue as well as topical commentary on current stories that are in the headlines; WE biblio-wise by Mark Gaulding (CA): Next of Kin: A Novel by John Boyne. An historical literary thriller with the abdication of Edward VIII as a centerpiece to the plotlin; St. George's Chapel, Windsor by Hugo Vickers is reviewed by Society member John Wieneman (MO); Exists and Entrances, an autobiography, by James R. Leo is reviewed by John Wienman (MO); An Interview with John Boyne, author of Next of Kin: A Novel; Twenty-year Anniversary Issue: Society Member Profile Nathan Jordan (BC): An interview with the founder of The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society; The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Admiration Society's first newsletter in 1989; COVER STORY: wenty-year Anniversary Issue 1989-2009. Commemorating 20 years of the Society's existence and, more importantly, of the continuation of the Windsor's story. Includes a multi-page retrospective review of the Society's history by all six editors of the Society's newsletter. Also includes a timeline of significant events in Windsor history over the last twenty years;A sampling of the Society's covers throughout the years...1989-2009; SAVE THE DATE: June 7, 2009 BaltimoreA Celebration of the Duchess of Windsor's 113th birthday. This annual charity fund-raising event by Society Member Philip Baty (MD) takes place at Baty's Biddle Street home, just two doors down from the Duchess' childhood home in Baltimore. Don't miss Baty's Duchess of Windsor museum!; Society Member Michael Botsko (CA) entertains and educates at the California Hoosiers luncheon in Orange County, December 2008. By Michael Botsko (CA); The First Labour Day: The Bahamas The Burma Road Riot in 1942 in Nassau and how the Duke of Windsor helped influence the success of the Bahamian Labour Movement. This first-hand account is by the "Father of Labour" Sir Randol F. Fawkes/Edited by his daughter, Rosalie Fawkes; WE: cuisine-wise: June Gaulding (CA): ORANGE KISS-ME CAKE 1950 Pillsbury Bake-Off® first prize winner which was presented by the Windsors. WE Sightings by Society Members: Includes Wallis & Edward excerpts from Daily Mail, National Review, The New Yorker, Vogue, WSJ, Western Interiors, Quest Magazine, The Masque of the Black Tulip: A Novel. New Members/Member News/Member Opinion Poll: 1st Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Member Conference scheduled for 10/09. Society Member and biographer/historian Hugo Vickers, author of The Private World of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor to featured Speaker. Hotel del Coronado 10/16-10/19 2009; The Results from a new Member Survey Poll: Would you address Wallis as Her Royal Highness? Would you curtsey? BACKISSUE12009Binding: Spiral
Book Id: 18096