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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 Aug. 23 – 1975 Sept. 5

Blakesly, Jim

Jim Blakesly (Prescott, Mass.) Oral history

Belchertown (Mass.) - Blakesly lived on Grout place at Prescott; tour of Prescott; Schmidt interviewed by Belchertown student; "a good bit on haying." Poor audio quality. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1979 May 6

Wendemuth, Julia

Julia Wendemuth, Hazel Johnson, and Eleanor Griswold Schmidt (Prescott, Mass.) Oral history

North Brookfield (Mass.) - Recorded while looking at old photos of Prescott. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 Apr. 8

Wendemuth, Julia

Julia Wendemuth (Prescott, Mass.) oral history with Audrey R. Duckert and Eleanor Griswold Schmidt

North Brookfield (Mass.) - Recorded in Julia Wendemuth's house, with Eleanor Schmidt. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1974 Nov. 7

Nickerson, Helen Doane

Helen Doane Nickerson and Lester Hager (North Dana, Mass.) Oral history

Tully Brook Nursing Home, Orange (Mass.) - Recollections of life in North Dana, Mass. 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

1974 May 10

Tandy, Spencer E.

Spencer E. Tandy (Athol, Mass.) Oral history

Athol (Mass.) - Recollections of coon hunting in Quabbin region, hunting dogs; music and the Good News orchestra; Minute Tapioca Band; dances. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1994 Dec.

Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society

Amelia's oral history by Lee McDavid

New England - Oral history of Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society, (a.k.a. the Amelia’s), a lesbian social club begun in 1979, based out of Lebanon, N.H., serving the Upper Valley area of Vermont and New Hampshire. Comprised of statements by numerous women from the group and edited together with music by Lee McDavid. Topics include how members learned about and joined the group; the clubhouse underneath the... more

Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society Records

1974 May 6

Doubleday, Warren Nehemiah

Bun and Sig Doubleday (Dana, Mass.) Oral history

Hike to Doubleday Village and Dana (Mass.) - Recorded on a hike to Doubleday Village and North Dana; poor quality audio. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1979 July 26

Wendemuth, Julia

Julia Wendemuth, Hazel Johnson, and Eleanor Griswold Schmidt (Prescott, Mass.) Oral history

North Brookfield (Mass.) - Miscellaneous topics, including doctors, home remedies, schools, old times. Recorded at the Wendemuth home in North Brookfield, where the family moved after leaving Prescott. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection