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Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of interviews conducted by MFC staff with men who were enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, who and served at one of the three camps run by ANP: the Eagle Lake or Bar Harbor camp, the Long Pond or Southwest Harbor camp; and the Ellsworth camp. Also included in the collection are interviews with women who married men from the camps and other local residents who remember the camps. Included are 226 photographs (P08475-P08701). In...
Dates: summer of 2000 and 2001
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents A series of two interviews with Jenny Cirone, age 86, done on behalf of a group wishing to restore the Nash Island Lighthouse, by Anu Dudley in October, 1998. The interviews primarily focused on Jenny Cirone’s reminiscences of growing up on Nash Island, Maine, where her father was the lighthouse keeper. Topics include: raising and shearing sheep; fishing; lobstering; clamming; gardening; schooling; tending the Nash Island lighthouse; tourists; ice skating; hurricanes; games; boats; clothing;...