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Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.
A series of interviews conducted by John T. Meader with and about his grandfather, Dell Turner. Topics covered in the interviews include Dell's life, woods cooking, lumber camps, farming, and fishing stories.
Series of interviews about Don Mitchell's life and work as a woodsman and farmer formed the basis of Northeast Folklore XIX: "I'm a Man That Works."
This is a collection of ten interviews conducted by Florence Ireland on a variety of topics including family history, farming, folksongs, woods work, International Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies), and the H. P. Clearwater Medicine Co.
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.
This collection contains interviews with people associated with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Themes include the process of beginning to farm organically, the early development of MOFGA and its growth; the Common Ground Fair and its expansion; marketing organic food; farming strategies; raising livestock; and MOFGA’s interactions with conventional farmers and the wider community.
Interviews by Margaret “Mimi” Killinger about Helen and Scott Nearing (simple living advocates).
This collection includes a series of interviews on farming and rural life in Maine conducted for the Page Farm Museum at the University of Maine. Includes photographs.
- Oral histories 8
- Farmers -- Maine 7
- Fishing -- Maine 2
- Boatbuilding 1
- Community organizations -- Maine 1
- Cookery -- Maine 1
- Dairy farmers -- Maine 1
- Family histories 1
- Family life 1
- Farmers 1
- Hunting -- Maine 1
- Iron industry and trade -- Maine 1
- Lighthouse keepers -- Maine 1
- Living historical museums 1
- Lobster fishers -- Maine 1
- Lumbering 1
- Lumbering -- Maine 1
- Lumbermen 1
- Maine 1 ∧ less
- Dean, Pamela 1
- Dell, Turner 1
- Dudley, Anu 1
- Ireland, Florence 1
- MacDougall, Pauleena 1