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Various, interviewed by Roger Mitchell and Joyce Mitchell


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


0280 Various, interviewed by Roger Mitchell and Joyce Mitchell for CP 180, spring 1962, Mars Hill, Blaine, Bridgwater, Monticello, Houlton, Amity, Smyrna Mills, Merrill, Dyer Brook, and Hermon, Maine. Informants include Ted Boyce of Monticello; George "Nal" Bradbury of Bridgewater; Herman Brewer, Bridgewater; Kenneth Bully, Bridgewater; Steve Crane, Houlton; Garth Friels, Monticello; Delmont and Vera Getchell, Hermon; Howard Lewis, Bridgewater; Albert McKinney, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Don Mitchell, Merrill; Oliver Mitchell, Dyer Brook; Del Raymond, Bridgewater; Ralph Rideout, Bridgewater; Henrietta and Roger Tozier, Houlton. Paper deals with supernatural: ghosts, devils; songs; riddles; tall tales; jokes and anecdotes; hunting; lumbering; wizard: George Knox; Smyrna version of "Buck Story"; blood charming; dowsing. (Material from p. 174 on added in Summer 1969 in preparation for Dr. Mitchell’s book on George Knox, published as Northeast Folklore XI, “George Knox: From Man to Legend.”). Text: 271 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