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Tag Archives: Depression
Interviewee: James A. Michener Date of birth: February 3, 1907/78 Interviewer: Joan Stack Interview date: 1985 Interview location: Mercer Museum Interview length: 23 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s to 1985 Summary: WBUX’s Joan Stack interviews James A. Michener upon his … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Harry Warford, Jr. Date of birth/age at interview: 1914/70 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Howard Swope, Frank Swope Interview date: November 20, 1984 Interview location: Warford home, Trenton , NJ Interview length: 55 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 through … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: George Harven Date of birth/age at interview: February 25, 1921/72 Interviewer: Lance Metz Interview date: June 11, 1993 Interview location: Landsford, Pa. Interview length: 1 hour, 21 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1950s Summary: George Harven … 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: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/70 Interviewer: Florence Schaffhausen Interview date: September 2, 1976 Interview location: unknown, possibly the newspaper offices Interview length: 1 hour, 3 minutes Time span discussed: 1916 to 1945 Summary: This … Continue reading
Names of interviewees: Gerard and Ranulph Bye, Margaret Bye Richie, and Tom Richie Date of birth: about 1910 to 1920 Interviewer: Barbara Bye Interview date: 1990 Interview location: Byecroft Farm Interview length: 1 hour 14 minutes Time span discussed: 1919 … Continue reading
Interviewee: Dr. Kenneth Leiby (second wife also in attendance) Date of birth/age at interview: estimate 1907/estimated 78 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: July 28, 1985 Interview location: Leiby home on Main Street, New Hope, PA (now the Mansion Inn) Interview … Continue reading
Interviewee: Calvin Cooper Date of birth/age at interview: 1916/70 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: March 7, 1986 Interview location: Cooper home on Aquetong Road Interview length: 1 hour, 28 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s to 1986 Summary: Calvin’s family were … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ruth Stonaker Worthington Date of birth/age at interview: 1908/77 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: July 3, 1985 Interview location: Rabbit Run Farm on River Road, Solebury, PA Interview length: 1 hour, 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1929 to 1985 … Continue reading