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Various residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, deposited by John Dudley

 Series

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.

Dates

  • 1959-2008

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Extent

From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Abstract

2606 Various residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, deposited by John Dudley, 1980-1991, Alexander and Crawford, Maine. Interviews with residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, conducted under the auspices of the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society between 1980-1991. Topics range widely but cover aspects of the history and lifeways of the area; Townsend House; School in the Woods; mills; stage routes; blueberries; Princeton (community); Pembroke (community); woods work; lakes; Alexander Frost; ghosts; and other topics. Recording: mfc_na2606_c1818_01 - mfc_na2606_c1855_02 1898 minutes (32 hours) Cassettes are labeled with interview number (see below).

Hazel Cousins Frost Townsend House and Ghosts Fenderson Family and Breakneck Mtn. Pliney Frost (Alexander Historian) Pliney Frost Ned Lamb family and airline stage A-CHS annual meeting Harold Fenlason School in the Woods Frank Fenderson St. Croix Island Jane Dudley School in the Woods Reed Holmes John Ahlin Attitudes on Native Americans

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

Contact:
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