We’re trying something different for this week’s Throwback Thursday — sharing a photograph from our archives that we don’t know much about and asking for your help in identifying or recollecting the people, places, and stories behind the image.
What we do know is that this photograph is of a Montauk Community Church variety/talent show, called “Foibles and Follies,” in 1988. It was donated to the Montauk Library by Virginia Barry, who can be spotted leaning forward at far left.
But who is the woman with her hands on Virginia’s shoulders? Who are the other women, in particular the one at the far right standing alone with her hands beneath a boa? And what can be said about talent shows at the church like this one? Were they a regular thing?
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