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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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Tag Archives: Buckingham Friends
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
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
Interviewee: James Magill Date of birth/age at interview: 1912/74 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 27, 1986 Interview location: Magill home or office in New Hope Interview length: 43 minutes Time span discussed: 1915 to 1986 Summary: The interview covers Jim’s … Continue reading
Speaker: Rhoda Renschler Occasion: speech to the Solebury Farmers Club Speech date: March 4, 2006 Speech location: Solebury Friends Meeting House conference room Speech length: 47 minutes Time span discussed: 1806 to late 1800s Summary: Rhoda Renschler is a life-long Quaker and … Continue reading
Interviewee: Edward Fell Date of birth/age at interview: April 2, 1917/90 Interviewers: Sally Jagoe, David Benner Interview date: October 19, 2007 Interview location: Fell residence Interview length: 84 minutes Time span discussed: Late 1920s through war, later years to 2000 … Continue reading