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Sugan Road Bridge over Cuttalossa Creek
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Videographer: William W. Chambers Video date: 1930 Video location: Delaware Canal from Smithton to Point Pleasant and Lumberville Video length: 20 minutes Time span: 1930 Summary: This video by Chambers shows the canal boats and mules at work, as well as several locks … Continue reading
Interviewee: Joan Stack Date of birth/age at interview: 1929/63 Interviewer: Frederica Leighton, radio host of “Focus” Interview date: about March 1992 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 24 minutes Time span discussed: 1975 to 1992 Summary: Joan Stack is interviewed by … Continue reading
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
Interviewees: Richard Magill and Eleanor Price Date of birth/age at interview: Dick Magill—June 25, 1917/90, Eleanor Price—May 7, 1918/89 Interviewer: Gary Granzow Interview date: Dec. 11, 2007 Interview location: Carversville Christian Church Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s … Continue reading
Interviewee: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/69 Interviewer: Kate Renninger Interview date: August 17, 1976 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 1 hour, 2 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1976 Summary: Lester, a long term reporter … Continue reading
Interviewee: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/70 Interviewer: Florence Schaffhausen, unknown woman Interview date: September 15, 1976 Interview location: unknown, possibly the newspaper offices Interview length: 1 hour, 1 minute Time span discussed: 1930 to 1978 … 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
Host: Robert. L. Green Topics/featured residents: Bucks County, Lumberville, Carversville, New Hope/Charles Hargens, Raymond Granville Barger, Tom Tinsman, George Nakashima, William Smith, David Burpee, James Hayden Smith, Pat and Richard Whitman, Marjorie Content Toomer, Mary and Patrick Fowles, and the … Continue reading
Interviewee: Donald Fitting Date of birth/age at interview: October 30, 1927/83 Interviewers: Chase Asplundh, Linda Metcalf Interview Date: October-November 2010 Interview location: Fitting residence Interview length: 35 minutes Time span discussed: 1935 to present day Summary: Don Fitting was born … Continue reading