Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu
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
0846 Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu for AY 125, October and December 1974, Argyle, Maine. Price talks about growing up on a farm at the turn of the 20th century; social customs; clothing; various aspects of farm life; outside of house; layout of rooms; furnishings; activities done in some rooms. Text: 19 pp. index; 29 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0780 - T 0782 / PM 0741 3 hours.
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