John Dudley, 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.
- Creation: 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
1490 John Dudley, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, March 20, 1981, at Dudley’s home in Alexander, Maine. Dudley talks of his time as a judge in Washington County and the stories from the time: a George Magoon and Wilbur Day story; stories of game wardens’ trials; illegal possession of game; deer jacking; night hunting; mischief towards game wardens for play; ghost story; his experience on the bench mostly as Calais Municipal Court. Also present: Jane Dudley, his wife. Text: 10 pp. catalog. Recording: mfc_na1490_na1491_t1595_01, mfc_na1490_na1491_t1595_02 [T 1595]. 98 minutes
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