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Various, interviewed by Elsie Appleby


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 (


From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA0004 Various, interviewed by Elsie Appleby for CP 180, spring 1962, Island Falls, Mt. Chase, Houlton, Warren, Patten, Ashland, Maine. Informants include Cyril Drew, Harry Kennedy, Linwood Willette, Ray Emerson, Tom Donham, Clara Hathaway, Gladys Estes, Nadine Robinson, Mrs. George Torne, Mildred Schurman, Robert Pendleton, Josephine Williams, and Harry Sands. Paper records stories about folk heroes: Levi May, Emi Lee; skip-rope verses; tall tales; jokes; ghost stories; woods stories; poaching stories. Handwritten paper, no transcription. Text: 71 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