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"Red," interviewed by Galen Beaulieu and Ilka List


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.


  • Creation: 1959-2008

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (

Conditions Governing Use

This material is released with the agreement of the interviewee on the condition that his/her identity will remain anonymous and no attempts will be made to identify "Red."


From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials



0895 “Red,” (pseudonym) interviewed by Galen Beaulieu and Ilka List, October 18, 1974, November 8, 20, and 22, 1974, Orono, Maine. November 20, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives also present. Red talks about hunting, poaching, and fishing: his first night hunt; night hunting; carbide hat lights; moving from Aroostook to Penobscot County; his camp on Pushaw Stream in Alton, ME; changes in deer habits; “road” hunting; game wardens; buck and doe habits; prices; using the whole deer; hunting with his son; why he thinks poaching is wrong; hits and misses; poaching deer from the car; snorting or blowing; scouting; deer yards/pens; baiting deer; changing partners while poaching; hunting zones; and evading the law. Recording is in English. Text: 16 pp. RESTRICTED.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States