The Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Supper
Sunday, November 11th 4:30-7:30 pm at River Cat Cafe, 142 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938. Metered parking available behind the restaurant.
The schoolhouse will be closed to visitors on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
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Thank You!Thank you to all PERFECT PAIRINGS sponsors (click here for a list) and participants at our fun and successful fundraiser on October 14th!Several members have asked for more details about the Chef. Chadd Jenkins’ phone and email can be obtained by emailing the society with your details.We can’t thank Chadd enough for the fabulous food and the Burrell/Gatto family for the tasty wine selection: the heart of the event.
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Tag Archives: Depression
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: Emily Leith-Ross Date of birth/age at interview: March 18, 1901/85 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: December 10, 1986 Interview location: Leith-Ross home at Pennswood Village Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1914 to 1980s Summary: Emily … 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
Interviewees: Anne Goodell Lathrop (Sally Nimick also present) Date of Birth/age at inteview: Anne: 1902/83 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: November 4, 1985 Interview location: Lathrop home at Phillips Mill Interview length: 55 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s – 1930s … Continue reading
Speaker: Maude Cathers Date of birth/age at time of recording: 1904/66 Occasion: an interview by New Hope-Solebury Elementary School children Speech date: 1981, estimated Speech location: New Hope-Solebury Elementary School classroom Speech length: 57 minutes (last 4 minutes corrupted by … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ned Harrington, 2 of 2 Date of birth/age at interview: April 12, 1920/84 Interviewer: Sally Jagoe, Jean Fowler Interview date: April 9, 2004 Interview location: Harrington residence Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: 1813 to 2000 Summary: Ned … Continue reading