Oral History of individuals who lived in the hamlets of Teboville and Whippleville in the Town of Malone, NY

Listen to the audio tapes and read the transcripts of individuals who lived in the Teboville and Whippleville and describe life in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. This area witin the Town of Malone was one of the largest produces of hops from the mid 19th to the early 20th Centuries. The last commercial hop crop was grown in 1965 by Earl Looker whose farm was near Whippleville. It also had a large French-Canadian population.

Mrs. Abbie E. (Stone) Cantwell   

(1889-1973)  

TAPE 1

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CD:FCRTR-114-A    

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Growing up in Teboville and Whippleville in the Town of Malone, families and French Canadian Background,   Life in the community, Growing up in a log cabin, Home furnishings, Food, canning and everyday life.  Father worked for 50 cents a   day                                                         

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CD: FCRTR-114-B

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More on growing up and food, speaking French,  Farming, Catholic Church and beliefs, home remedies, Farming and chores, One room school house and discipline.       

   

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Mrs. Samamtha (Purdy) Marlowe

1886-1974

Interview with Mrs. Marlowe about family life in the late 19th & early 20th century in Malone, NY 

TAPE/CD:   FCRTR -121-1-A
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Whippleville, Canning, food, and preservation; clothing; carting mill; woollen industry; home remedies: Bangalia tree and others; bathing and hygiene; making soap, Peddlers; log homes in the area; Methodist and Catholic religion; religious holidays including Easter, Lent, and Christmas; food; 4th of July celebrations in Malone; All Saints Day. 

 

TAPE/CD:   FCRTR- 121-1-B (39:30 minutes)

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Dances, Schottische Dance, singing, story-telling, food 

 

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