Crossroads of Rockland History: Miriam Cordwell

2021-03-15 Crossroads Image-Cordwell

Miriam Cordwell
This program originally aired on March 15, 2021. To listen, click here.

The topic is the life and legacy of Miriam Cordwell (1908-1986), the trailblazing, innovating, and award-winning hair stylist known as the first lady of hair dressing. Clare Sheridan's guest is Cordwell's niece Judith Brodil.


"Crossroads of Rockland History," a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Steve and Jeff morning show, on WRCR radio 1700 AM and www.WRCR.com. Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month. During 2020-2021, our focus is Women’s History in celebration of the Suffrage Centennial. We are pleased to announce that we have begun loading our archived podcasts to the Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify platforms.

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.



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