Tom Sprague, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives
Scope and Contents
Material collected by Maine Folklife Center (MFC) and Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (NAFOH) founder Edward D. “Sandy” Ives or about him (for the latter, also see NA1636, NA2290, NA2301, NA2312, NA2390, NA2539).
This record group includes Ives’s other interviews, folklore collections, and miscellaneous accessions include several that focus on moose poacher George Magoon (George Magood and the Down East Game War: History, Folklore, and the Law. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988), and Wilbur Day (Wilbur Day (1864-1924), Hunter Guide, and Poacher: An Autobiography. Northeast Folklore 26 (1986). Others are recordings of various performances; interviews on woodswork; Veazie history; and songmakers; and material reflecting Ives’s research interests and his student’s projects. These accessions are numbered consistently with the rest of the MFC’s collections.
- 1971 - 1999
- From the Record Group: Ives, Edward D. (Person)
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From the Record Group: 70 items
Language of Materials
From the Record Group: English
0692 Tom Sprague, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 28, 1972, Danforth, Maine. Sprague talks about tall tales; his life as a forest service warden; woods work. Text: 46 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0692_t0405_01, mfc_na0692_t0405_02, mfc_na0692_t0406_01. [T 0405 - T 0406 / C 1454]. 1 1/4 hours
- Lumber camps -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tall tales -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- U.S. Forest Service
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