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Crab-Picking Project/Blossom Kravitz

Identifier: MF168

Collection Notes

Interviews about crab-picking in Maine.


  • 2012

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29 items

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Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047

Materials Specific Details

Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.

Collection Note

This research led to Crab Picking: An Endangered Maine Cottage Industry, Northeast Folklore XLVI.

Processing Information

Not yet fully processed: staples and sticky notes left in material.

Guide to Crab-Picking Project/Blossom Kravitz
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Amy Dias
May 2018
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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