Interview of Clyde Barr for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. Barr discusses his time as the Band Director for the Carlisle High School Band as well as his involvement with the band following his departure.
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Interview of Lyn Barr for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. Barr discusses her involvement with the Carlisle High School Band as the wife of former director Clyde Barr. Further she recounts her time as the parent of children who were involved with the band and helping to arrange trips across the country and world for various bands.
A pamphlet entitled “Milestones of Carlisle Schools 1836-1986” was issued for the sesquicentennial of the school district's founding. It includes the following information:
Interview of Bobbe Fornwalt for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. Fornwalt discusses her grandfather Clarence Smith the first band director of the Carlisle High School.
All Hallow’s Eve--the night when witches and hobgoblins supposedly walk abroad. What began in the 1860s as a night of boyish pranks evolved into a county-wide celebration of parties, parades and fun.
Interview of Bob Loy for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library. Loy discusses his time on the Carlisle High School Band under the leadership of Band Director Hans Uberseder.
Interview of Timothy Scott at the Black History Festival in Carlisle, Pennsylvania for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library Memory Bank. Scott discusses how he came to Carlisle as a child to be closer to his mother's family and how close knit the community was at that time. Scott mentions hanging around arcades and the greater level of retail stores and less restaurants. Scott mentions the run of championship basketball teams at Carlisle High School in the 1980s.
Esther Tritt describes her work at the Middletown Air Service Depot during World War II as a production control worker responsible for locating parts for damaged airplanes that were being repaired at Middletown as well as other experiences during WWII including her marriage to husband Wayne Tritt.