A family portrait.

Brooks Robards

Seeking a quiet place to use as an office (and perhaps even to do some work), Jib Ellis looks for ­– and finds! – a wonderful little boat, and goes on to discover a wonderful little neighborhood: Oak Bluffs harbor.

Jib Ellis

Lynne and Allen Whiting of West TisburyAllen is a painter and farmer. Lynne is education coordinator of the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society. Married twenty-seven years

C.K. Wolfson

It was a different economic class then – we were too. At one point we playfully considered going over to the mainland and robbing a liquor store if Clifford didn’t do well.

Norman Bridwell

Minding her own business: A Hair Affair.

Glenny Bartram

From August 25, 1941, to May 10, 1942, Helen Duarte of Vineyard Haven worked as the Charles Lindbergh family cook at Seven Gates Farm in West Tisbury.

Helen Willis Duarte

When the Cushing crew does its job right, fairgoers don’t realize the crew is there: a hand takes a ticket, an arm checks a safety bar, and that’s all anybody knows about the people who make it all happen.

Christine Schultz

I had actually been to the Vineyard once on a brief 
business trip [a year] earlier, but 
just in Edgartown. I was one of the lawyers on Ted Kennedy’s side 
in the Chappaquiddick incident.

Alan Dershowitz