Duane NY

Mrs. Pearle Learned

28/10/2011

 

Schroeder Castle Debar Pond NY

 

 

Mrs. Pearle  B. Learned

1895-1986

 Teacher – Raised in Duane, NY

 

 

 

Tape 1

 Side 1                                                                                                            

Pearle Learned 1895-1986; Born in Duane, New York; Growing up in Duane, NY; Father Charles Beyerl who worked for Robert Schroeder of Debar Pond; Description of family home in Duane; Life in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries;  Detailed description of the contents of the home in the late 19th Century; Moving to Malone, NY; Living at Schroeder’s estate at Debar Pond; Description of the Schroeder Estate and Castle:  Father was Schroeder’s foreman and right hand man; Description of Kempton NY [no longer on a map] and sawmills and businesses; Attending a one room school at Kempton; Attending school in Duane and description of school house.

Side 2                                                                                                            

Attending school in Malone, NY; Attending high school at Franklin Academy; Taking courses to be a teacher; Day to day life in Duane; Food and clothing in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries; More on life in Duane in the early 20th Century; Description of work her father did for Robert Schroeder; Description of holidays and celebrations; Families in Duane;

  Side 1

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Side 2

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Mrs. Mattie Haskins

28/08/2011

Mrs. Mattie Haskins

1897 –  1976

 Tape Nos.  2, Tracks 1 & 2

Interviewed by: Robert McGowan and W. J. Langlois  Recorded: September 4, 1970 

Topic: Local Government and Social Life in Duane, New York

TAPE 1 

CD:  FCRTC-091-1A

Audio

 

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 Tape 2

 Track 1

 CD: FCRTC-091-2A

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 Gypsy camps; World War I; prohibition and bootlegging in Duane; local government; Justice of the Peace; commentary on the ongoing Vietnam War.

Track 2

CD: FCRTC-091-2B

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 Church suppers and religion; farming; potatoes; hops; picking hops; home remedies; dances and social life; hunting.

  

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