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Maine Folklife Survey

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Identifier: MF035
Scope and Contents The survey was developed to identify and document folklife resources within the state. Material culture collections were identified, and traditional festivals and community events were recorded using audio and video equipment. Almost a hundred interviews were conducted with informants during the course of the project. The interviews have been accessioned in summary form instead of with full transcriptions, and they are open to the public. Through a series of questionnaires and interviews,...
Dates: 1979-1981

“Our Life, Our Work” Western Maine Older Citizens Council/Marcella Sorg and Stefan Duplessis

 Collection
Identifier: MF029
Scope and Contents This project involved a series of bilingual interviews utilizing family albums to stimulate discussion about Franco-American culture, particularly as it pertained to work. That is, it concerned the following: how work reflected cultural values; work ethic; work/occupation patterns; how work was integrated with family life (or interfered with it); the history of work patterns in the Lewiston area, and about Franco-American culture and family life in general. We interviewed elderly persons...
Dates: 1977-1982

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