Tag Archives: Depression

James A. Michener

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



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Harry Warford, Jr.

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



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George Harven

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



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Willis Rivinus – 6

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



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W. Lester Trauch – 1

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



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Bye Family

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



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Dr. Kenneth Leiby

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



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Calvin Cooper – 1

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



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Ruth Stonaker Worthington

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



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Donald A. Hedges – 1

Interviewee:  Don Hedges (his wife Peggy was also present) Date of birth/age at interview:  June 3, 1905/80 Interviewer:  Rita Durrant Interview date:  July 18, 1985 Interview location: unknown Interview length:  1 hour, 7 minutes Time span discussed:  1920 to 1985 … Continue reading



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