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Brewer Andrews, Victor Archer, Hazel Archer, interviewed by Kathleen Church


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.


  • 1959-2008

Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0093 Brewer Andrews and Mr. Victor Archer, Mrs. Hazel Archer (Crawford, Maine), interviewed by Kathleen Church for Intro to Folklore at UMaine, May 5, 1967 and April 30, 1967 (respectively), Princeton, Maine. Accession consists of typed sheets and a tape recording containing local stories and poems. Andrews (first 3 minutes), Church’s uncle, age 52, was a potato and dairy farmer for 20 years and also a District Supervisor in the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District. Also present is Mrs. Andrews and their daughter Beverly. Mr. Archer (3 minutes on), age 74, worked in the woods and as a blueberry grower. Andrews and the Archers talk about hunting; trapping; local legendary poacher George Magoon; Wilbur Day; game wardens; local characters; hunting yarns. Also included is a paper, which contains anecdotes and two lengthy poems not included on the tape “The Campaign of ‘27” and “A Crawford Caucus.” Text: 32 pp. transcript and paper. Recording: mfc_na0093_t0226_01 24 minutes

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