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Gaddis Brothers Company (Machias, Me.)


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Richard Gaddis, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

Abstract 1907 Richard Gaddis, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, March 10, 1986, in East Machias, Maine. Gaddis discusses working along the Machias River, particularly with his family lumbering and blueberry business; log driving; explanation of photographs and documents; wages in the 1930s; use of housing on horses; logging season dictated by need for frozen lakes and ground; construction of woods camps; use of both horses and tractors; sizes of wood desired; company supplying horses and tools;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986