Jane G. Clayton Award Winner 2007

2007 Karen L. Schnitzspahn

Karen Schnitzspahn

Little Silver resident Karen Schnitzspahn, an independent historian, is a frequent lecturer and author on topics relating to Monmouth County, Jersey shore, and theatrical history. Her books include Victorian Summers at the Grand Hotels of Long Branch, New Jersey (with George H. Moss, Jr. and John Cunningham); Those Innocent Years 1898-1914: Images of the New Jersey Shore from the Pach Photographic Collection (with George H. Moss, Jr.); two volumes each on Belmar and Little Silver in the Images of America series; Stars of the New Jersey Shore: A Theatrical History, 1860s-1930s; and An Album of Animal Companions: A Collection of Turn of the Century Photographs and Ephemera.