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USA Today Featured: A New Book Celebrates the Vermonters Who Posed for Norman Rockwell | Books | Seven Days

Steve Haggerty’s memories of vacations in Vermont in the 1960s and ’70s conjure images worthy of Norman Rockwell paintings. There’s a reason: Some of them literally were Rockwell paintings. “Norman got his models, most of them, within a two-mile area,” Haggerty said, referring to Arlington, the southern Vermont town where Rockwell lived and created his much-loved magazine […]

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The Reviews Are Pouring In!

“Of the over 4,000 illustrations Rockwell painted, Haggerty has picked the best of the best, which feature models still living and willing to share their stories. Complete with model biographies, sources, references, and illustrations of Rockwell’s work coupled with photographs of the models, this is as fascinating a read as it is entertaining and educational.” Emily-Jane Hills Orford, Readers’ […]

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Northeast Public Radio Interview with Joe Donahue

New book tells the stories of Norman Rockwell’s models In 1940, America’s favorite illustrator Norman Rockwell, his wife Mary and their three sons moved to the picturesque rural village of West Arlington, Vermont. The artist discovered a treasure trove of models. S.T. Haggerty’s “Norman Rockwell’s Models: In and out of the Studio” is the first […]

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About S.T. Haggerty’s Newspaper Article with Thomas Rockwell

Tom Rockwell, a model for his father Norman Rockwell, graciously spent time with S.T. Haggerty, giving him information for this exclusive story. Tom inherited his father’s artistic talent but used it to write seventeen children’s books, including the classic, How to Eat Fried Worms, which we discussed for this article. Buddy Edgerton, a model who […]

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Call Me Norman Featured in the New York Post

Newspapers and media people are intrigued by the upcoming book, Call Me Norman. The Backstories of Rockwell’s Beloved Vermont Models. Author S.T. Haggerty worked with the New York Post, to give them a description of how his book was conceived and written and to provide insight into the artist’s iconic paintings. He provided photos and […]

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My Trip in Search of Fine Foliage Photos

Morning photo of field of amber wheat. Former Norman Rockwell Home in West Arlington, Vermont Kelly Stand Road, East Arlington, Vermont In search of the spectacular photo, last Sunday I drove into heavy fog as I began my trip from Dutchess County, New York on Rt. 22. I hoped it would dissipate so that sun [...]
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