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Clayton Littlefield, interviewed by Fred Nehring


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Interviews done by Jeff “Smokey” McKeen concerning the farming community of Frye Mountain in Waldo County and its acquisition by the federal government in the 1930s. Interviews cover the problems like having to selling land to the government, bad roads for automobiles, and other issues.


  • Creation: 1991


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From the Collection: 7 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA2824 Clayton Littlefield, interviewed by Fred Nehring for HTY 210 for Pauleena MacDougall, May 9, 2002, Montville, Maine. Littlefield talks about the federal government’s purchase of farmlands in the Frye Mountain area during the mid-1930s: the layout and residents of the community of Frye Mountain in the 1930s; farming; poor roads; CCC built roads; federal purchase of farm land; cemeteries; schooling on Frye Mountain; Freedom Academy. Text: 27 pp. transcript. Recording: C 2003.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States