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Milledge Lewis, Margaret Hallett and Paul Morrison, interviewed by Pauline Lewis


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

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0236 Milledge Lewis, Margaret Hallett and Paul Morrison, interviewed by Pauline Lewis for CP180, fall 1963, Lubec, Maine. Student project titled “Lubec Folklore.” Lewis sings songs, telling stories, and reciting poems, recorded November 17, 1963 (01). Songs and poems by Lewis include a number of satirical pieces written about local people as well as ballads and old minstrel and vaudeville songs, including "Young Charlotte," "Lather and Shave," "Tim Finnegan's Wake," "The Funniest Thing's a Frog," "Lumberman's Alphabet," and more. Hallett sings songs, recorded December 5, 1963 (02). Songs obtained from Hallett include “Georges Banks,” “You Never Think I Listen But I Do,” “The Schooner E. A. Horton,” “The Two Orphans,” “The Milwaukee Fire,” “Hannah Brown,” “Dear Janie of the Moor,” and others. The paper has sections on jokes and anecdotes; devil stories; tall tales; legends; folk heroes; folk songs. Stories include some about Captain Kidd’s treasure; poachers George Magoon and Wilbur Day; and humorous anecdotes about local characters. Not all material was recorded, including Morrison. Text: 107 pp. manuscript and transcript w/ brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na0236_t0234_01 (Milledge Lewis), mfc_na0236_t0234_02 (Margaret Hallett)

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