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Miramichi Folksong Festival Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF102
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a series of interviews relating to the Miramichi Folksong Festival and recordings of various years of the festival.

Dates: 1950s-1980s

Penobscot Bay Fisheries and Industries Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF047
Scope and Contents

A series of thirteen interviews, totaling twenty-four hours of recordings, conducted in 1973-1974 by David Taylor under contract for the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, with fishermen from the Penobscot Bay region. Themes include equipment used and techniques; fisheries locations, species, and extent; dangers and satisfactions of the fisherman’s life; industry economics; family and community networks. Includes some photographs.

Dates: 1973-1974

Penobscot River Commercial Fisheries Project/David Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: MF049
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a series of interviews with eight fishermen done by David Taylor on the commercial fisheries of the Penobscot River in Maine. Taylor interviewed men who fished for smelt, salmon, sturgeon, alewives, eels, and cod; also an eel wholesaler. Methods discussed include net fishing; weir fishing; and winter fishing. Towns discussed include Winterport; Frankfort; and Bangor.

Dates: 1974

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  • Subject: Folklore X
  • Repository: Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History X
  • Names: Taylor, David Alan, 1951- X

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