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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
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
Interviewee: Nora Grimison and Jill Karhumaa Date of birth/age at interview: Nora: 1931/82, Jill: 1934/79 Interviewer: Pamela J. Blake Interview date: June 27, 2013 Interview location: Lathrop family home in Phillips Mill Interview length: 1 hour, 17 minutes Time span … 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
Interviewee: Calvin Cooper Date of birth/age at interview: 1916/70 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: March 7, 1986 Interview location: Cooper home on Aquetong Road Interview length: 1 hour, 28 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s to 1986 Summary: Calvin’s family were … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ruth Stonaker Worthington Date of birth/age at interview: 1908/77 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: July 3, 1985 Interview location: Rabbit Run Farm on River Road, Solebury, PA Interview length: 1 hour, 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1929 to 1985 … Continue reading
Interviewee: Becky Bailey Date of birth/age at interview: 1918/unknown Interviewer: unknown Interview date: unknown, probably early 1980s Interview location: unknown Interview length: 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s and 1930s. Summary: Becky Bailey, a former New Hope-Solebury elementary teacher, and … Continue reading
Interviewee: Dorothy Hayman Redfield (sometimes interpreting for her husband Laurent) Date of birth/age at interview: Dorothy: August 27, 1901/85; Laurent: December 12, 1899/86 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: April 2, 1987 Interview location: Redfield home in Doylestown Interview length: 1 … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Emily Leith-Ross Date of birth/age at interview: March 18, 1901/85 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: December 10, 1986 Interview location: Leith-Ross home at Pennswood Village Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1914 to 1980s Summary: Emily … Continue reading