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Interviewee: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/70 Interviewer: Florence Schaffhausen Interview date: September 2, 1976 Interview location: unknown, possibly the newspaper offices Interview length: 1 hour, 3 minutes Time span discussed: 1916 to 1945 Summary: This … Continue reading
Interviewee: Rita Ann Vorhees Abbott Date of birth/age at interview: 1920/ 64 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: August 1, 1984 Interview location: Durrant home Interview length: 1 hour, 16 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 to 1940 Summary: Rita, one of … 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: 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
Interviewee: Leodora F. Davis Date of birth/age at interview: 1908/unknown Interviewer: Judy Creamer Interview date: July 16, 1984 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 30 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1984 Summary: This is a quick-flowing, informative interview of a … Continue reading
Interviewee: Erma Newhart Date of birth/age at interview: 1918/66 Interviewer: Judy Creamer Interview date: July 26, 1984 Interview location: Newhart house in Holicong Interview length: 34:22 Time span discussed: 1920s to present day (1984) Summary: A review of New Hope from a … Continue reading
Speaker: Maude Cathers Date of birth/age at time of recording: 1904/66 Occasion: an interview by New Hope-Solebury Elementary School children Speech date: 1981, estimated Speech location: New Hope-Solebury Elementary School classroom Speech length: 57 minutes (last 4 minutes corrupted by … Continue reading