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Addie M. Weed, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives


Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

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.


  • Creation: 1971 - 1999


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From the Record Group: 70 items

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English


0969 Addie M. Weed, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, June 17, 1975, Veazie, Maine. Weed, age 92, talks about life history and history of her home and property in Veazie: her friends; ways of transportation; uses of fields; hired men for working fields; sandy plains; Irish families; The Morris Canoe Factory; first electric cars on Veazie; uncle Samuel Gilman; mills of Veazie; Addie’s neighbors and friends; Edward Hathorn; massive purchase of houses; crashed train; meeting places on Veazie; her father’s job as superintendent of the mill at Stillwater; different roads that cross the villages; Aunt’s Hat place; main-roaders. Recording is in English. Text: 7 pp. catalog & 70 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0969_t0968_01 & 02, mfc_na0969_t0969_01 & 02. [T 0968 – T 0969]. 2 hours, 12 min.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

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University of Maine
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