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Tag Archives: Delaware River
Name of interviewee: Anna Kirkbride Shaudys Date of birth/age at interview: 1905/88 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Mr. Ferman Interview date: December 7, 1993 Interview location: Shaudys home, Washington Crossing, PA Interview length: 28 minutes Time span discussed: 1905 to 1993 Summary: … Continue reading
Names of interviewees: Howard Swope, Leon Dreyer, Carleton Leedom Dates of birth/ages at interview: Unknown Interviewer: Lance Metz Interview date: November 7, 1980 Interview location: Driving in a car from Pt. Pleasant to Yardley along River Road, following the canal … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: James Brown Date of birth: Aug. 8, 1900 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Howard Swope Interview date: 3/25/1982 Interview location: Jimmy’s Home, Lansdale, Pa Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1910 to 1930 SUMMARY: Part 2 of the … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: James Brown Date of birth/age at interview: August 8, 1900/81 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Howard Swope Interview date: May 25, 1982 Interview location: Brown home, Lansdale, PA Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1900 to 1930 Summary: … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Lucy DeGeorgio Date of birth/age at interview: 1897/86 Interviewer: Lance Metz; Carol Simonson (Lucy’s friend who joined in the questioning) Interview date: April 18, 1983 Interview location: Lucy’s home, Lambertville, NJ Interview length: 1 hour 52 minutes … Continue reading
Names of interviewees: former canal workers Howard Swope, Walter Purcell, Richard Arner, Jim Brown, Frank Swope, Louis Strohm Date of birth: unknown, but all in the range of 1905 to 1920 Interviewer: Lance Metz, introduction by Jim Lee Interview date: … Continue reading
Interviewee: Will Rivinus Date of birth: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: September 3, 2015 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 21 minutes Time span discussed: 1950s to 2015 Summary: Will discusses his book A Complete Guide to the Delaware … Continue reading
Interviewee: Brenda Meredith Date of birth/age at interview: July 6, 1918/95 Interviewers: Kathy Stein and Jack McMillian Interview date: Sept. 5, 2013 Interview location: Meredith home Interview length: 1 hour, 36 minutes Time span discussed: 1960s to 2013 Summary: Brenda Meredith reflects … Continue reading
Interviewee: Avi Wortis Date of birth/age at interview: December 23, 1937/40 Interviewer: Terry Convey Interview date: July 1978 Interview location: Wortis home in New Hope Interview length: 12 minutes Time span discussed: 1970s Summary: This interview delivers valuable insights into Avi’s creative thinking, book … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Will Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: December 9, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 53 minutes Time span discussed: Revolution Era until 2014 Summary: Will leads us on a … Continue reading