Student paper, by Lucinda Martin
Scope and Contents
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.
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From the Collection: 27 items
Language of Materials
1437 Eleanor Wormwood, interviewed by Lucinda Martin for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Kennebunkport, Maine. 26 pp. ms. Wormwood talks about how she uses herbs and berries to make folk medicines. Text: 26 pp. paper.
- Folk medicine Subject Source: Afs Ethnographic Thesaurus
- Wormwood, Eleanor (Smith), 1918-2000
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