Emile Levesque, Arthur Levesque, Adrien Violette, Yvonne Violette, Roger Levesque, Matilda Levesque, and Yvette Morrissette, interviewed by Claire Violette
Scope and Contents
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
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From the Collection: 18 items
Language of Materials
0475 Emile Levesque, Arthur Levesque, Adrien Violette, Yvonne Violette, Roger Levesque, Matilda Levesque, and Yvette Morrissette, interviewed by Claire Violette for FO 2, fall 1968,Augusta, Maine. The paper contains material in French and English, and there is an itemized table of contents and a family tree. E. and A. Levesques (collector’s uncles), Violettes (parents), R. Levesque (cousin), M. Levesque (aunt), and Morrissette (friend) tell stories in the French, many having to do with “lutins” (fairies) and the “loup garou” (werewolf); two hunting stories (bear and deer) in English; and sing songs including “Juif errant,” “Le petit sauvage,” “C’etait fete dans la ville...,” “Le chapeau de ma soeur,” and “Ferme tes jolis yeux”; also, a cure for warts and an Irish bread recipe are given in English. Text: 48 pp. transcript (in French w/ English introduction). Recording: T 0272 1.5 hours French and English
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