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Albert Michaud and Rita England Michaud, interviewed by Carol Nichols


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

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


2771 Albert Michaud and Rita England Michaud, interviewed by Carol Nichols, July 27, 1993, at their home in Old Town, Maine. For the "Islands and Bridges" project. The Michauds discuss early memories of French Island; children's entertainment and games; why French Island was once called Skin Island; city dump; Shuffle Inn; softball; boxers; schools; meals; gardens; Mardi Gras and Lent; community and neighboring; Great Depression; 1936 flood; bootlegging; hunting, raising, selling, and eating rabbits and deer; and stores on the Island. Text: 18 pp. transcript Recording: mfc_na2771_c1500_01, mfc_na2771_c1500_02 57 minutes See also Nos Histoires de I’lle: History and memories of French Island, Old Town, Maine (1999);

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