Blakesly lived on the Grout place at Prescott; tour of Prescott; Schmidt interviewed by Belchertown student; “a good bit on haying.” Introduction by Audrey R. Duckert.

Poor audio quality. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Jim Blakesly interview [Download]

Oral history interview with former resident of Enfield, Mass., Quabbin River Valley. Tape noise high at beginning of recording. The original recordings were digitized with permission of the Swift River Valley Historical Society and remain in their possession.

George Boynton interview [Download]

Regarding moving the Prescott Church to the Swift River Valley Historical Society; inventory of Prescott Historical Society Museum; memories of Prescott. Oren Jones. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Ellen Coolidge interview [Download]

Triple wedding of the Paige sisters at Hop Brook Farm, 1906, New Salem; genealogical quest for Phineas Stevens. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Dorothy Fittz Bullard interview [Download]

Oral history interview with King and Schmidt (former residents of Greenwich, Mass.) and Moult (former resident of Millington), Quabbin River Valley. Recorded at King’s home. The original recordings were digitized with permission of the Swift River Valley Historical Society and remain in their possession.

Stanwood Kind and Eleanor Griswold Schmidt interview [Download]

Memories of Schmidt’s family (the Griswolds) and Prescott; recorded at Schmidt’s home on Ware Road, Belchertown. Tape noise. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Eleanor Griswold Schmidt interview [Download]

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.

Gertrude Terry itnerview [Download]

Miscellaneous topics, including doctors, home remedies, schools, old times. Recorded at the Wendemuth home in North Brookfield, where the family moved after leaving Prescott. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Interview with Julia Wendemuth, Hazel Johnson, and Eleanor Griswold Schmidt. [Download]