49 results found for: subject:"Quabbin Reservoir (Mass.)--History"

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1979 Aug. 20

Terry, Gertrude Whitney Ward

Gertrude Whitney Ward Terry (Enfield, Mass.) Oral History

Belchertown (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Gertrude Whitney Ward (Mrs. Stalbird) Terry, former resident of Enfield, Mass, Quabbin River Valley. The Terrys were the last couple married in the Congregational Church in Enfield. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1980

Rural Lives: Quabbin A

Quabbin Reservoir (Mass.) - Oral history outakes about life at the towns flooded for the Quabbin reservoir, recorded for the Rural Lives program.

WFCR Radio Broadcast 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

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

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

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 June 17

Jones, Oren

Oren Jones (Prescott, Mass.) walking tour talk

New Salem (Mass.) - Swift River Valley Historical Society walking tour to Prescott, led by Oren Jones, with contributions by Althea Daniels, Robert Johnston, and Miriam Putnam. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1979 July 11

Fittz, Dorothy Bullard

Dorothy Bullard Fittz lecture on Paige-Tyler genealogy

New Salem (Mass.) - Lecture on genealogy at the Swift River Valley Historical Society, including the Paige, Haskell, Whitaker, Tyler, and Whitney families. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1980

Rural Lives: Quabbin - outtakes

Quabbin Reservoir (Mass.) - Outtakes from the Rural Lives program, includes interviews with former Quabbin town inhabitants, "man on the street" interviews with Boston residents about their water source, and reporting used in the radio programs. Contains several long silences in-between outakes.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection