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Jessie Maddan, interviewed by Madeline Gifford


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

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0690 Jessie Maddan, interviewed by Madeline Gifford for FO 2, spring 1972, Cardville, Maine. Maddan, age 86, talks about her childhood in Cardville: family life, school, social activities, description of one of earliest houses; her married life; illness and death of father and husbands; operating sporting camps; trapping game. Also included: sketch of the town of Cardville. Text: 116 pp. transcript with brief catalog. Recording: T 0401 - T 0403 2 1/2 hours

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