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Tag Archives: Carversville
Interviewee: Nora Grimison and Jill Karhumaa Date of birth/age at interview: Nora: 1931/82, Jill: 1934/79 Interviewer: Pamela J. Blake Interview date: June 27, 2013 Interview location: Lathrop family home in Phillips Mill Interview length: 1 hour, 17 minutes Time span … Continue reading
Interviewee: Becky Bailey Date of birth/age at interview: 1918/unknown Interviewer: unknown Interview date: unknown, probably early 1980s Interview location: unknown Interview length: 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s and 1930s. Summary: Becky Bailey, a former New Hope-Solebury elementary teacher, and … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Edward W. Redfield Date of birth/age at interview: December 1869/93 Interviewers: Charles Hargens, Jr., Harry Leith-Ross, John Richardson Interview date: February 20, 1963 Interview location: Redfield home, Centre Bridge Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: 1887 to … Continue reading
Name of Interviewee: Edward W. Redfield (Dorothy Redfield, his daughter-in-law, and Virginia Lippincott also present) Date of birth/age at interview: December 1869/93 Interviewer: Robert H. Lippincott, for Bucks County Realtor Magazine Interview date: March 4, 1963 Interview location: Redfield home, … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Charles Hargens, Jr. Date of birth/age at interview: August 30, 1893/91 Interviewer: Glenna Lang Bye, Ranulph Bye Interview date: June 19, 1984 Interview location: Hargens studio in Carversville Interview length: 55 minutes Time span discussed: 1905 to … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ranulph Bye Date of birth/age at interview: June 17, 1916/69 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 26, 1986 Interview location: Bye home in Holicong Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1920s to 1980s Summary: This recording is not … Continue reading
Interviewee: James Magill Date of birth/age at interview: 1912/74 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 27, 1986 Interview location: Magill home or office in New Hope Interview length: 43 minutes Time span discussed: 1915 to 1986 Summary: The interview covers Jim’s … Continue reading
Interviewee: Leodora F. Davis Date of birth/age at interview: 1908/unknown Interviewer: Judy Creamer Interview date: July 16, 1984 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1984 Summary: This is a quick-flowing, informative interview of a … Continue reading
Host: Robert L. Green Topic: Bucks County Date: 1977 Filming location: Lumberville and Carversville Film length: 14 minutes Summary: This is a 1977 video with strong voice over featuring Robert Lamont Green. Robert L. (as he was called by his … Continue reading
Presenter: Maude Cathers Date of Birth: 1904 Topic: A typical school day in a 1930s two-room schoolhouse Date of presentation: November 1, 2000 Presentation location: Thompson Memorial Church, Farmers Club Meeting Presentation length: 41 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s Summary: This … Continue reading