Relief for the Poor in Late 18th Century and Early 19th CenturyDo you know about the almshouse in Bucks County? Come hear a lecture by Jesse Crooks about this social safety net. Click for details.
Sugan Road Bridge over Cuttalossa Creek
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Interviewee: Brenda Meredith Date of birth/age at interview: July 6, 1918/95 Interviewers: Kathy Stein and Jack McMillian Interview date: Sept. 5, 2013 Interview location: Meredith home Interview length: 1 hour, 36 minutes Time span discussed: 1960s to 2013 Summary: Brenda Meredith reflects … Continue reading
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
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: 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
Interviewee: Erika Oeschler Luitweiler Date of birth: 1925 Interviewer: Ivy Silver Interview date: July 6, 1978 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 8 minutes Time span discussed: 1975 to 1978 Summary: This interview of Erika is part of the Bucks County … Continue reading
Interviewee: Erika Oeschler Luitweiler Date of birth: 1925 Interviewer: unknown Interview date: circa 1978 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 27 minutes Time span discussed: 1930 until 1978 Summary: Erika was a New Hope-Solebury art education teacher who turned her hand to … 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: 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: Malcolm P. Crooks Date of birth/age at interview: May 17, 1923/87 Interviewer: Chase Asplundh, Linda Metcalf Interview date: November 20, 2010 Interview location: Crook’s home at Tuckamony Farm in Solebury Interview length: 45 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through … 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