10 results found for: subject:"New Salem (Mass.)--History"

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1898 July 5 – 1901 Oct. 18

Bullard Family

Bullard Family Scrapbook

New Salem (Mass.) - Assembled by a member of the Bullard family, this scrapbook contains an apparently complete set of clippings from a local newspaper column containing community news from the three villages of New Salem, North New Salem, and Millington. The entries consist of news regarding local residents, community events, and other local news, and the first three pages consist of ann... more

Bullard Family Scrapbook

1967 June 19

Berry, Etta

Etta Berry and Emma Bowen tour of North Prescott

New Salem (Mass.) - Two interviews recorded at Berry's home near Gate 20 of the Quabbin Reservoir. The first includes a discussion of the botany of the region and folk names for the plants; the second interview includes discussions of North Prescott, the Prescott Church, and New Salem. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1974 June 6

Brown, Murray

Murray and Bea Brown tour of North Prescott, Millington, and South New Salem

New Salem (Mass.) - Recorded on site, entering the Quabbin Resevation at Gate 22: Puppyville, site of Furneaux house, North Prescott, New Salem, Millington. Poor audio quality for first 30 seconds of recording. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

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

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

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

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

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