Priest, David C.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
David Priest, interviewed by William Warner
Abstract NA1288 David Priest, (1913-2008) interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities...
Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner
Abstract NA1364 Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner, July 28-29, 1980, Orrington and Greenville, Maine. Clendenning discusses David Priest and their friendship (Priest was interviewed extensively by Warner, see NA 1288); experiences hunting, fishing, and trapping with Priest; Priest’s commitment to his job as a game warden; his approach to apprehending suspects; and Priest’s personal characteristics and skills. Lambert discusses his relationship with Priest, one of a...
Honest Woodsman Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists mainly of a series of interviews with and about David Priest, who was at the time a retired game warden, about his experiences as a warden, trapper, and guide.