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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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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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William L. Lathrop

Video subject:  William L. Lathrop, his family, friends, and boat Videographer:  unknown, but possibly W. W. Chambers Video date:  1929 – 1930 Filming location:  Phillips Mill and the Delaware Canal Video length:  4.8 minutes Summary:  This short, soundless movie captures … 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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Bye Family

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



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Joan Wortis

Interviewee:  Joan Wortis Date of birth/age at interview: estimated early 1940s/estimated 38 Interviewer:  Terry Convey Interview date:  June 1978 Interview location:  Wortis home in New Hope Interview length:  10 minutes Time span discussed:  1970’s Summary:  This brief interview delivers good … Continue reading



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Erika Oeschler Luitweiler – 3

Interviewee:  Erika Oeschler Luitweiler Date of birth:  1925 Interviewer:  Louise Collins (WBUX radio show host) Interview date:  May 10, 1984 Interview location:  Goodnoe restaurant, Newtown, PA Interview length:  25 minutes Time span discussed:  1975 to 1984 Summary:  This is the third … Continue reading



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Willis Rivinus – 3

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: 23 minutes Time span discussed:  1960s to present day Summary:  In 1964 Will published his … Continue reading



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Judith Heep

Interviewee:  Judith Heep Date of birth/age at interview:  Sept. 13, 1941/35 Interviewers:  Lydia Quill and Jesse Morac Interview date:  summer 1978 Interview location:  Heep studio Interview length:  23 minutes Time span discussed:  mid-1960s to 1977 Summary: This Doylestown artist considerers … Continue reading



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Dorothy Grider

Interviewee:  Dorothy Grider Date of birth/age at interview:  January 19, 1915/63 Interviewer:  Terry Convey Interview date:  Summer 1978 Interview location:  Grider home in New Hope Interview length:  22 minutes Time span discussed:  1940s to 1978 Summary:  This interview of a … Continue reading



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