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1979 July 19

Doubleday, Warren Nehemiah

Bun Doubleday (Dana, Mass.) Oral history

New Salem (Mass.) - Recollections of early automobiles. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 Apr. 8

King, Stanwood

Stanwood King, Eleanor Schmidt, and Dorothy Moult (Greenwich and Millington, Mass.) Oral History

West Brookfield (Mass.) - Oral history interview with King and Schmidt (former residents of Greenwich, Mass.) and Moult (former resident of Millington), Quabbin River Valley. King was the last storekeeper in Greenwich and wife was last postmaster. Recorded at King's home. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1969 July 22

Mackie, Eunice Mitchell

Eunice Mitchell Mackie, Sally Fillebrown Parker, Raymond and Celia Lego (Greenwich, Mass.) Oral History

New Salem (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former residents of Prescott and Greenwich, Mass., Quabbin River Valley, responding to questions posed by students of the Newton Public Schools. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1969 July 22

Lego, Raymond

Raymond and Celia Lego (Prescott and Greenwich, Mass.) Oral History

New Salem (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former resident of Pelham and Greenwich, Mass., Quabbin River Valley, recorded for the Newton Public Schools. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 June 11

Newton, Fay

Fay and Reita Newton (Millington, Dana, and Barre, Mass.) Oral history

Westminster (Mass.) - Mr. Newton (Fay) discussing Millington and other Quabbin towns; Mrs. Newton (Reita) discusses Ballard family of New Salem and her outdoor wedding in 1923. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 Nov. 4

Ashley, Ruth Ballard

Ruth Ballard Ashley (New Salem and Wendell, Mass.) Oral history

Shutesbury, Mass. - "Talking about the old days, the Ballard family, New Salem people, the New Salem Academy, old fashioned foods;" also Ballard Tavern, sugaring off, brown bread, brewis, bread coffee, bubble and squeak. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1977 July 6

White, Amos Duane

Amos Duane White (Dana, Mass.) Oral history

New Salem (Mass.) - Recollections of Dana, Pottapaug Mountain, Bear's Den, Indian kitchen, July 4th pranks, Dana waterworks, Snow's glass coffins, and family. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 June 18

Fittz, Dorothy Bullard

Dorothy Bullard Fittz (New Salem, Mass.) Oral history

New Salem (Mass.) - Triple wedding of the Paige sisters at Hop Brook Farm, 1906, New Sale; genealogical quest for Phineas Stevens. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1977 Aug. 4

Coolidge, Ellen

Ellen Coolidge (Prescott, Mass.) Oral history

New Salem (Mass.) - Regarding moving the Prescott Church to the Swift River Valley Historical Society; inventory of Prescott Historical Society Museum; memories of Presc ott. Oren Jones. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 Jan. 6

Fisher, Roy

Roy Fisher (New Salem, Mass.) Oral history

New Salem (Mass.) - Discussing growing up in New Salem when residents were self-sufficient; New Salem Academy. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection