In 1946 I had never heard of Martha’s Vineyard.

Shirley Mayhew

Brendan O’Neill is a rather reluctant media star.

Paul Schneider

I was born on March 14, 1928. That’s Johnny Perry Day on WMVY radio.

Brooks Robards

It took two trips around the world for John Mayhew to find his way back home.

Phyllis Mearas

Some twenty-five coastal ponds on Martha’s Vineyard produce edible quahogs, bay scallops, and oysters. Mike Syslo walks the perimeter of each one, looking for sources of pollution that could sicken the shellfish and the people who eat them.

Tom Dunlop

Tom Dresser of Oak Bluffs photographed Island children from his point of view (the driver’s seat) as they boarded his bus on the first day of school in September

Tom Dresser

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