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National Canal Museum Video History – 1, Delaware Canal

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



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Joan Stack

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



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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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Richard Magill and Eleanor Price

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



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W. Lester Trauch – 3

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



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W. Lester Trauch – 2

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



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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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Bucks County Documentary with Robert L. Green, 1977

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



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Donald Fitting

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



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William Jr. and Susan Tinsman

Interviewees: William Jr. and Susan Tinsman Date of birth/age at interview: William: 1918/89; Susan: 1922/85 Interviewer: Sally Jagoe Interview date: 2007 Interview location: Tinsman residence Interview length: 24 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s to 1950s Summary: The Tinsman family has owned … Continue reading



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