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Maine State Grange


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Coffin, interviewed by Harriet Tilley

Abstract 0880 Alice Coffin, interviewed by Harriet Tilley, October 29, 1974, Bangor, Maine. Coffin discusses her life in northern Maine; her father’s canoe-making; working at Passadumkeag Kindling Wood Factory circa 1900; Passadumkeag in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; the Grange as a social center; traditional medicine; doctors and home visits; celebration of various holidays; when she heard President McKinley was assassinated; the Great Depression as easier for those who had...
Dates: 1974-1980

Grange Conference Banners

Identifier: SpC MS 1825-sc
Scope and Contents

Five banners for a grange conference in Orono, Maine, in 1926. There is no indication if the conference was local to the Orono Grange or if it was a larger conference for the Maine State Grange.

Dates: 1926

Jean English, interviewed by Anu Dudley

Abstract 3063 Jean English, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 21, 2002, Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. English talks about moving to Lincolnville, Maine in 1985; looking for and buying tillable land; farm budgets based on the Nearings model; having children; growing nursery crops for FEDCO; the specifics of growing bayberries; moving from farming to writing as a primary source of income; volunteering with MOFGA; becoming editor of the MOFGA newspaper; how the MOFGA newspaper has changed over...
Dates: 2000-2004

Maine State Subordinate, Juvenile, and Pomona Grange Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0322
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of records of individual subordinate and juvenile chapters of the Grange in Maine. Included are secretarys' books, dues books, roll books, and account books.

Dates: 1873-2003

Traditional Music of Maine Project Collection

Identifier: MF039
Scope and Contents The collection includes 37 cassette recordings of interviews (now digitized) with 44 individuals in addition to performances. Traditional Music of Maine celebrates the musical legacies of a variety of Maine folk communities by exploring their cultural and historical significance through oral history interviews with musicians and other community members. The tapes introduce the general public to the remarkable diversity and vitality of Maine's musical traditions. Program...
Dates: 1987-1991