• Page 1 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 1 of [Edward o'Neil]

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Page 2 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 2 of [Edward o'Neil]

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Page 3 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 3 of [Edward o'Neil]

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Page 4 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 4 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Name: Louise G. Bassett Title: Living Lore Assignment: Brookfield Topic: An Old Irishman tells about Christmas Edward o'Neil, who lives on the "old North Brookfield road, is one of Brookfield's oldest but most vigorous inhabitants. I met him the other day just as he was finishing a five mile walk, his hands full of bitter-sweet, lovelier than I have ever seen around here. "Oh, ...

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Page 5 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 5 of [Edward o'Neil]

    2 Page 2 Name: Louise G. Bassett Title: Living Lore Assignment: Brookfield Topic: An old Irishman tells about Christmas "The only other present my mother had to give that Christmas was a quarter of a dried orange peel and she give it to my sister to put in her bureau drawer to make her clothes smell sweet. My father didn't know much about Christmas. ...

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Page 6 of [Edward o'Neil]

    Page 6 of [Edward o'Neil]

    3 Page 3 Name: Louise G. Bassett Title: Living Lore Assignment: Brookfield Topic: An old Irishman tells about Christmas every year. They dipped the little candles themselves, colored 'em red with poke berry ink and fastened 'em on the trees some-how with wild turkey ribs. I never'd seen anything so purty in my life as those Christmas trees. We had to work awful hard ...

    • Contributor: Bassett, Louise G. - O'Neil, Patrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938