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1976 Sept. 16

Phillips, Alice Twible

Alice Twible Phillips (Enfield and Smiths, Mass.) Oral History

Gilbertville (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former resident of Enfield, Mass, Quabbin River Valley, recalling Smiths Village and Enfield. Phillips, daughter of James Twible, was born in 1896. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

2013 Dec. 23

Davis, Allen

Allen Davis: oral history with Russell Annis

Hadley (Mass.) - Interview with Allen Davis, former masters and doctoral student at UMass starting 1966; drawn here by Sid Kaplan, Jules Chametzky, and Morris Golden UMass during the late 1960s and early 1970s; became active politically and in educational reform focused on living/learning and integration of education and living in dorms like Orchard Hill; challenges of imposing the Oxfo... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music 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

1982 Aug. 17

St. Laurent, Anne

Anne St. Laurent oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Chicopee (Mass.) - Oral history with former dressmaker Anne St. Laurent, who was born in Laval, Quebec and came to the United States with her family as a young woman, taking up work first at a tailor's shop in Chicopee Falls, Mass., and then for several years as a dressmaker at Dorothy Dodd in Holyoke, where she gradually picked up the English language with the help of her coworkers. Subsequently she to... more

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection

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

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

1974 Apr. 17

Blodgett, Catherine

Catherine Blodgett (Dana, Mass.) Oral history

Dana (Mass.) - Recollections of Dana: low-fidelity recording made during hike to the former Dana Common. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1974 June 7

Baxter, Charles

Charles and Barbara Baxter (North Dana, Mass.) Oral history

Orange (Mass.) - Days in North Dana, lumbering. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1982 Aug. 9

St. Pierre, Eugène

Daufinais oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Easthampton (Mass.) - Oral history with Easthampton resident, born in Holyoke, who was raised speaking French.

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection

2015 Sept. 4

Dodyk, Delight Wing

Delight Wing Dodyk, Terry Wing, and Joan Wing: oral history with Wendy Germain

Monterey (Mass.) - Interview with Delight Wing Dodyk (b. 1937), her brother Arthur Kyle "Terry" Wing (b. 1934), and Terry's wife Joan, discussing their memories of life in the small town of Wingwood (Monterey) in the 1930s, houses on Lake Garfield, the Wing family; summers in a small town.

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection