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This recording contains an interview (0:00-10:47) with Effie Marieta and Chuck and Mary Jane Woolsey who talk about square dancing in the region. From 44:25-End is an informal recording of William "Bill" Proper, some of which is repeated another file in the collection dated August 24, 1990.
Cassette Video #
0:00-10:47: An interview with Effie Marieta Pritchard (1907-1991), mother of Linda Kimball (sister-in-law to Jim), and Chuck and Mary Jane Woolsey, in Harpursville, NY. Marieta grew up in Susquehanna County PA; they later moved to Binghamton. Her references are to growing up in PA, Hartford & South Gibson. The Woolsey's lived in Conklin NY, south of Binghamton. in Conklin NY. They talk about square dancing in the region. At 6:25 Jim Kimball gives a summary of the interview that is not recorded on the tape, including a story about a dance in Parrish, NY, where the crowd left when the band played a polka. 44:25-End: most or all of the same recording as JKC_Music-Dance_Pritchard_19900824, which is Bill Proper on fiddle, recorded informally.
Kirkwood/Conklin, NY; Broome County
College Archives, State University of New York at Geneseo
State University of New York at Geneseo
Artists and Specialties
William "Bill" Proper - Fiddle
James "Jim" W. Kimball
Release on File
Kimball, James W., "Interview with Chuck Woolsey & Effie Marieta, Conklin, NY, 1990, and Jam Session with William Proper, Selkirk, PA, 1970s" (2021). KimballARCH Audio. 502.