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Interviewee: Brenda Meredith Date of birth/age at interview: July 6, 1918/95 Interviewers: Kathy Stein and Jack McMillian Interview date: Sept. 5, 2013 Interview location: Meredith home Interview length: 1 hour, 36 minutes Time span discussed: 1960s to 2013 Summary: Brenda Meredith reflects … 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
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
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: Emma Fell Tinsman Date of birth/age at interview: June 13, 1876/99 Interviewer: Linda Ricker Interview date: estimated 1975 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 58 minutes Time span discussed: 1880s – 1890s Summary: Emma talks at length on farm life, … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Edward W. Redfield Date of birth/age at interview: December 1869/93 Interviewers: Charles Hargens, Jr., Harry Leith-Ross, John Richardson Interview date: February 20, 1963 Interview location: Redfield home, Centre Bridge Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: 1887 to … Continue reading
Interviewee: Malcolm P. Crooks Date of birth/age at interview: May 17, 1923/87 Interviewer: Chase Asplundh, Linda Metcalf Interview date: November 20, 2010 Interview location: Crook’s home at Tuckamony Farm in Solebury Interview length: 45 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through … 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
Interviewee: George Nakashima Date of birth/age at interview: May 42, 1905/79 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: September 11, 1984 Interview location: Nakashima Studio Interview length: 1 hour, 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s to 1984 Summary: A long interview with … Continue reading
Interviewee: Mildred Randa Klicka Date of birth/age at interview: 1925/60 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: June 10, 1985 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 45 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s to 1985 Summary: This is a report by a Solebury farm … Continue reading