Tag Archives: flood

Calvin Cooper – 2

Interviewee:  Calvin Cooper Date of birth/age at interview:  1916/80 Interviewers:  Albright Zimmerman and Lance Metz Interview date:  7/31/1996 Interview Location:  Cooper home, Attleboro Village, Langhorne, PA Interview length:  approximately 35 minutes Time span discussed:  1920 to 1980’s Summary:  The coal … Continue reading

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Tugboat Captain (name unknown)

Interviewee:  Tugboat Captain, name unknown Date of birth/age at interview:  circa 1895/73 Interviewer:  Lance E. Metz Interview date:  circa 1969 Interview location:  unknown, but probably at the National Canal Museum Interview length:  29 minutes Time span discussed:   1915 to 1925 … Continue reading

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Grant Emery – 1

Interviewee:  Grant Emery Date of birth:  circa 1890 Interviewer: Randall Murray of the Allentown Morning Call Interview date:  unknown, estimated 1970 Interview location:  Easton, near the Lehigh dam (probably at the National Canal Museum) Interview length:   59 minutes Time span … Continue reading

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National Canal Museum Video History – 2, Canals and Artists

Videographer: William W. Chambers Video date: 1932 Video location: Delaware Canal from Pt. Pleasant to Washington Crossing Video length: 25 minutes Time span: 1932 Summary: This silent video by Chambers of the Delaware canal and river also features important historical clips of artists William … Continue reading

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Ed L. Walp

Name of interviewee:  Ed. L. Walp Date of birth:  about 1899/77 Interviewer:  Lance Metz, Leon Dreyer Interview date:  about 1975 Interview location:  Weissport, PA Interview length:  39 minutes Time span discussed:  1919 until mid 1940’s Summary:  Keeping the canals and … Continue reading

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George F. (Sparky) Corcoran

Name of interviewee:  George F. (Sparky) Corcoran Date of birth/age at interview:  unknown circa 1920/about 72 Interviewer:  Lance Metz and Zip Zimmerman Interview date:  December 22, 1992 Interview location:  Corcoran home Interview length:  15 minutes Time span discussed:  1920 to … Continue reading

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Brenda Meredith

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

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Willis Rivinus – 5

Name of interviewee: Will Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview:  1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: December 9, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 53 minutes Time span discussed:  Revolution Era until 2014 Summary:  Will leads us on a … Continue reading

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Willis Rivinus – 4

Name of interviewee: Willis Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview:  1928/86 Interviewer:  Jack Donohue Interview date:  December 9, 2014 Interview location:  Rivinus home Interview length:  35 minutes Time span discussed:  1960 until present day, 2014 Summary:  Will, a long time … Continue reading

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Willis Rivinus – 2

Name of interviewee:  Willis Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview:  1928/86 Interviewer:  Jack Donohue Interview date: November 25, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length:  19 minutes Time span discussed:  flood years starting in 1841 thru 2006, but primarily 1955 … Continue reading

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