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"The Last Smokehouse" Film Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF028

Scope and Contents

Collections consists of video received from filmmaker Truppin relating to the 1989 film project about the dying of the herring smoking industry on the coast of Maine. The project was called “The Last Smokehouse: Lubec and the Herring Smoking Industry of Maine.”

Dates

  • 1989

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher.

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

NA2604 Made by Truppin, Andrea, 1989, coast of Maine. Accession consists of two videos received from filmmaker Truppin relating to her 1989 film project about the dying of the herring smoking industry on the coast of Maine. The project was called “The Last Smokehouse” [not full title]. Also included: an audio recording. Recordings: mfc_na2604_v0185 12 minutes, mfc_na2604_v0186 9 minutes, mfc_na2604_v0324 30 minutes.

Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.

Collection Note

"The Last Smokehouse: Lubec and the Herring Smoking Industry of Maine” was a film project funded by the Payson Foundation and Maine Humanities Council in 1990.
Title
Guide to the "The Last Smokehouse" Film Project
Status
In Progress
Author
Amanda Marden
Date
April 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

Contact:
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