Bertha Campbell, interviewed by Celeste Beaulieu, Jolene Walker, and Alison Bishop
Scope and Contents
A series of interviews about farm life in Maine at the turn of the twentieth century, conducted by students in Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork in the fall of 1974. The interviewees discuss life at the Skinner Settlement in East Corinth, Maine; including house layouts, furnishings; farm buildings; machinery; clothing; and social customs.
- Creation: 1974
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From the Collection: 6 items
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
NA0843 Bertha Campbell, interviewed by Celeste Beaulieu, Jolene Walker, and Alison Bishop for AY 125, October 11, 1974. Campbell talks about life at the turn of the 20th century in Corinth, Maine: house layouts; home furnishings; bedrooms; kitchen; bath taking; laundry procedures; window dressings; entertaining; Skinner Settlement; Social Hall; the store. Also included: two diagrams: 1 of the property layout and one of the house. Text: 18 pp. catalog with diagrams; 30 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0775 - T 0777 4 hours.
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