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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

1966 Oct. 1

Jones, Mabel

Mabel Jones and Marjorie Moore (Greenwich, Mass.) Oral History

Ware (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former residents of Greenwich, Mass., Quabbin River Valley, recorded at Greenwich Foundation Reunion in Ware; hymn singing. 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

Parker, Sally Fillebrown

Sally Fillebrown Parker (Greenwich, Mass.) Oral History

Pelham (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former resident of Greenwich, Mass., Quabbin River Valley. Recorded outside while walking to where Parker taught school in Pelham Hill (Bobbin Hollow). 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

1972 Apr.

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern begins by describing some photographs from the 1920s during his employment at the Electro Chemical Plant in New York where he worked from 1917 until his retirement in 1965. He names the locations and occasions of the photos, the people in the photos, their occupations at the plant or their relation to t... more

Carl Halpern Papers

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 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 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

1974 May 20

Boynton, George

George Boynton (Enfield, Mass.) Oral History

Ware (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former resident of Enfield, Mass., Quabbin River Valley. School days (b.1898); life in Enfield; holidays; Civil War veteran (Capt. Kimball). Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society. Tape noted by Duckert as incomplete; Smith family (of Smith's Village); Irish in Smith's Village.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection