Tag Archives: Lumberville

George Carlson

Interviewee:  George Carlson Date of birth:  December 14, 1921 Interviewer: Albert Zimmerman and Lance Metz Interview date:  1996 Interview location: Carlson home, Warminster, PA Interview length:  approximately 35 minutes Time span discussed:  1920 to 1935   Summary:  George gave a … 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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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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Elaine Marie Crooks

Interviewee:  Elaine Marie Crooks Interviewer:  Donneta Crane Interview date:  June 3, 2016 Interview location:  Solebury’s one room schoolhouse Interview length:  20 minutes Time span discussed:  1980 to 1987 Summary:  As an original STHS Board member, Elaine recounts the beginning of … Continue reading



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Harry Leichliter

Name of interviewee:  Harry Leichliter Date of birth/age at interview:  1916/68 Interviewer:  Lance Metz, Howard Swope Interview date:  October 3, 1984 Interview location:  Leichliter home Interview length:  43 minutes Time span discussed:  1916 to 1931 Summary:  Harry, an Upper Black … Continue reading



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Howard Swope, Leon Dreyer, and Carlton Leedom

Names of interviewees:  Howard Swope, Leon Dreyer, Carleton Leedom Dates of birth/ages at interview:  Unknown Interviewer:  Lance Metz Interview date:  November 7, 1980 Interview location:  Driving in a car from Pt. Pleasant to Yardley along River Road, following the canal … Continue reading



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James Brown – 1

Name of interviewee:  James Brown Date of birth/age at interview:  August 8, 1900/81 Interviewer:  Lance Metz, Howard Swope Interview date:  May 25, 1982 Interview location:  Brown home, Lansdale, PA Interview length:  1 hour Time span discussed: 1900 to 1930 Summary: … Continue reading



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Lucy Nace White DeGeorgio – 2

Name of interviewee: Lucy DeGeorgio Date of birth/age at interview: 1897/86 Interviewer: Lance Metz; Carol Simonson (Lucy’s friend who joined in the questioning) Interview date: April 18, 1983 Interview location: Lucy’s home, Lambertville, NJ Interview length: 1 hour 52 minutes … Continue reading



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Canal Workers Video

Names of interviewees:  former canal workers Howard Swope, Walter Purcell, Richard Arner, Jim Brown, Frank Swope, Louis Strohm Date of birth:  unknown, but all in the range of 1905 to 1920 Interviewer:  Lance Metz, introduction by Jim Lee Interview date: … Continue reading



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