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Tag Archives: Bucks County Playhouse
Calvin Cooper – 2
Interviewee: Calvin Cooper Date of birth/age at interview: 1916/80 Interviewers: Albright Zimmerman and Lance Metz Interview date: 7/31/1996 Interview Location: Cooper home, Attleboro Village, Langhorne, PA Interview length: approximately 35 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 to 1980’s Summary: The coal … Continue reading
Margaret Mullen Root
Interviewee: Margaret Mullen Root Date of birth/age at interview: August 28, 1910/about 77 Interviewer: Joan Stack Interview date: about 1987 Interview location: Conti’s Cross Keys Restaurant Interview length: 26 minutes Time span discussed: 1926 to 1987 Summary: Maggie talks to … Continue reading
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
Interviewee: Joan Kopchik Date of birth: unknown but estimated 1945/estimated mid-30s Interviewer: Sharon Donarum Interview date: summer 1978 Interview location: Kopchik home and studio Interview length: 28 minutes Time span discussed: late 1960s to 1978 Summary: The artist is introspective about … Continue reading
Interviewee: Gustav Nilson Date of birth: 1897/81 Interviewer: John Sutton Interview date: August 8, 1978 Interview location: Nilson home in Pipersville, PA Interview length: 9 minutes Time span discussed: 1940 to 1978 Summary: Gustav, in answering the interviewer’s questions, gives … Continue reading
Interviewee: Charlotte Schatz Date of birth/age at interview: January 6, 1929/49 Interviewer: Lydia Quill and photographer Sharon Donarum Interview date: summer 1978 Interview location: Schatz studio Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: her artistic life up to 1978 Summary: … 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
Harriet Curtin Ermentrout
Interviewee: Harriet Curtin Ermentrout Date of birth/age at interview: Nov. 26, 1915/64 Interviewer: Sharon Donarum Interview date: summer 1978 Interview location: Harriet’s home Interview length: 16 minutes Time span discussed: 1970s Summary: This student interview of a Newtown, PA, artist … Continue reading
Rita Ann Vorhees Abbott
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