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Student paper, by Judy Laster


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From the Collection:

Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.


  • Creation: 1980

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From the Collection: 27 items

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1431 Billy Edwards, interviewed by Judy Laster for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Brunswick, Maine. 20 pp. ms. Edwards talks about the history of Brunswick during Prohibition; rum-running; police chief Edwards; and how he dealt with the problem. Text: 20 pp. paper.

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