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Thank You!Thank you to all PERFECT PAIRINGS sponsors (click here for a list) and participants at our fun and successful fundraiser on October 14th!Several members have asked for more details about the Chef. Chadd Jenkins’ phone and email can be obtained by emailing the society with your details.We can’t thank Chadd enough for the fabulous food and the Burrell/Gatto family for the tasty wine selection: the heart of the event.
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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
Name of interviewee: Willis Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: November 21, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 39 minutes Time span discussed: 1950s until 2014 Summary: Will gives us the story of … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Edwin (Ned) Harrington Date of birth/age at interview: April 12, 1920/85 Interviewer: Rhonda Heffern Interview date: Feb. 4, 2005 Interview location: Carversville Christian Church Interview length: 54 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s to 2005 Summary: Ned gives … Continue reading
Host: Robert. L. Green Topics/featured residents: Bucks County, Lumberville, Carversville, New Hope/Charles Hargens, Raymond Granville Barger, Tom Tinsman, George Nakashima, William Smith, David Burpee, James Hayden Smith, Pat and Richard Whitman, Marjorie Content Toomer, Mary and Patrick Fowles, and the … Continue reading
Interviewee: Robert Ranieri Date of birth/age at interview: 1931/47 Interviewer: Ivy Silver Interview date: July 28, 1978 Interview location: Robert’s home in Kintersville, PA Interview length: 33 minutes Time span discussed: 1969 to 1978 Summary: Topics of a wide range … Continue reading
Interviewee: Eleanor Levy Date of birth/age at interview: unknown Interviewer: Jeremy Esche Interview date: August 8, 1978 Interview location: Eleanor’s home Interview length: 25 minutes Time span discussed: 1970s Summary: Eleanor was a talented artist who mainly illustrated books for … Continue reading
Interviewee: Dr. Kenneth Leiby (second wife also in attendance) Date of birth/age at interview: estimate 1907/estimated 78 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: July 28, 1985 Interview location: Leiby home on Main Street, New Hope, PA (now the Mansion Inn) Interview … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: James Magill Date of birth/age at interview: July 4, 1912/73 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: August 6, 1985 Interview location: New Hope Interview length: 45 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 to 1985 Summary: In this first of … Continue reading
Interviewees: Nora Lathrop Grimison and Jill Lathrop Karhumaa Date of birth/age at interview: Nora: 1931/82, Jill: 1934/79 Interviewer: Pamela J. Blake Interview date: June 20, 2013 Interview location: Lathrop family home in Phillips Mill Interview length: 1 hour, 7 minutes … 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