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1932 Nov.

Fuller, Virginia Van Husen

Virginia Van Husen Fuller (Danbury, Conn.), Levi W. Squires (Weston, Conn.); Wilbur Sturges (Weston, Conn.); Raymond F. Stiles (Southbury, Conn.); and Henry E. Monson (Southbury, Conn.): interview with Miles L. Hanley

Connecticut - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Virginia Van Husen Fuller (born in New Haven, LANE informant 8.1) discussing making donuts and crullers, memories of the Civil War, losing her beau after wounding at Chancellorsville and dying at Aquia Creek; purchasing baskets from Indian 'S... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1932 Nov.

Monson, Henry

Henry Monson, Edward K. Dean, David N. Gaines, Hiram H. Hayes, and Ida B. Parsons interview (possibly by Miles Hanley)

Connecticut - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Interview with elderly residents of Connecticut: Henry Monson (Southbury, Conn., LANE informant 10.1) talks about muzzle loaders, hunting -- Edward K. Dean (Sharon, Conn., informant 19.2) born 1843, discusses Civil War and Hornings -- David N. Gaines (East Ha... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 Mar. 23

Clark, Annetta

Annetta Clark: interview with Miles L. Hanley

Northampton (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Interview with Annetta Clark, Administrative Assistant (or Secretary) to President William Allan Nielsen of Smith College. The recording is introduced by Audrey R. Duckert.

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 Mar. 23

Hinckley, Benjamin, Sr.

Benjamin Hinckley Sr., Benjamin Hinckley Jr., and George Hinckley: interviews with Miles L. Hanley

Northampton (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Hinckley Sr. discusses the Manse (54 Prospect Street, Northampton), which he ran as an inn; history of the Manse, built and formerly owned by the Stoddard family -- Hinckley Jr. (b.1913) discusses his studies at Yale. The recording was originally made on alum... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 Apr. 6

Stevens, Leon

Leon Stevens, Emogene Stevens, and Richard Giles: interview with Miles L. Hanley

Cummington (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Leon Stevens (Cummington, Mass.; LANE informant 232.2) speaking of crops, farming; Mrs. Emogene Stevens (talking about early settlements, mostly from eastern Massachusetts; cottage work; parlors, nineteenth century households. Part two include... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 May

Paige, Alba D.

Alba D. Paige and Althea Paige (New Salem, Mass.): interview with Miles L. Hanley

New Salem (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Alba D. Paige LANE informant 212.1) and his wife Althea of New Salem, Mass., discussing mud and traveling the roads in spring; family history (settled in New Salem from Lunenburg in 1752); fruit growing on the farm, including apples and raspb... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 July

Gibbs, James Henry

James Henry Gibbs (Nantucket, Mass.): interview with Miles L. Hanley

Nantucket (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speaker is James Henry Gibbs, LANE informant 124.1), recounting a whaling voyage out of New Bedford to the Atlantic and Indian oceans (1869-1872); Nantucket; telling the weather; farming; bells. Includes singing a whaling song. Audio is of uneven quality, but ... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1940 – 1962

Molinari, Diego Luis, 1889-1966

Diego Luis Molinari oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from two interviews with Dr. Diego Luis Molinari and a pamphlet from the Radical Party establishing principles of a new Argentine foundation. Topics include the social, political, cultural and economic state's reorganization; revolutions, uprisings and coups and key figures between 1930 and 1945; Molinari's perceptions on Perón, and the "Ahora" movem... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1946 – 1962

Repetto, Nicolás, 1871-1965

Nicolás Repetto oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with Dr. Nicolás Repetto and some of his writings covering the 1930s and 1940s. Topics included Yrigoyen, Uriburú, De la Torre, politics, oil, fascism and socialism, free speech and an analysis of dictatorships.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1947 – 1962

Hernandez, Aurelio

Aurelio Hernandez oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Aurelio Hernandez. Primary topics addressed: meetings, discussions, agreements between the governments, such as Yrigoyen or Castillo; the unions such as the CGT or the trade unions and political parties such as the Socialist; Hernandez's career and his role in these events.

Robert A. Potash Papers