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General Photograph Collection
General photographs that don't belong to another specific collection, primarily dealing with Maine in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
George Carey Collection of Student Folklore Papers
Good Life Center
Recordings by Scott and Helen Nearing, good life advocates.
"Hancock County Elders” Hancock County Cooperative Extension Service/Roberta Chester
A series of interviews with Hancock County elders by Roberta Chester sponsored by the Hancock County Cooperative Extension Service.
Hancock Historical Society
Recordings from the Hancock Historical Society and pertaining to Hancock, Maine.
History of the University of Maine Oral History Project/David Smith
A series of interviews conducted by Shirley Tardiff for David C. Smith, a professor of history at the University of Maine, in 1971, about the history of the University of Maine in Orono. See Smith’s book, The First Century: A History of the University of Maine, 1865-1965.
Honest Woodsman Collection
This collection consists mainly of a series of interviews with and about David Priest, who was at the time a retired game warden, about his experiences as a warden, trapper, and guide.
Hunting, Trapping, Poaching, and Recreational Fishing
This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.
Immigrants and Identity
Maine Folklife Center and the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine proposed to study and present the ways that immigrants in central and eastern Maine connect themselves with their ethnicity.
Islands and Bridges: Communities of Memory in Old Town, Maine/French Island Collection
Andii Pendleton interviews long-time inhabitants of Islesboro, Maine about their experiences on the island. Included in collection folder MF201: a two page handwritten letter from Andii Pendleton to Pamela Dean (who was an MFC archivist at the time).
Edward D. Ives Papers
Jeff Todd Titon Collection
Arbitrarily assembled collection accessions where the interviewer was Jeff Todd Titon.
Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen Collection
Jewish Experience of Bangor, Me.
Norman Minsky, Leonard Minsky, and Jordan Alpert discuss the Alpert-Cohen and Epstein families and their experiences being Jewish in and before moving to Bangor, Me.
Joan Brooks Community Public Meetings
Recordings of town meetings and school board meetings of Eddington, Holden, and Brewer.
John Kelly Jr. Collection
A collection of five accessions, mostly interviews conducted by John Kelly, Jr., in 1971 and 1974 mostly dealing with Kelly's family and with life and fishing in Long Harbor, Newfoundland; and rum running in Quincy, MA.
Joseph Ogando Collection
This collection consists of three interviews conducted by Joseph Ogando about country music in Maine and the Maritime Provinces and the paper that was written about the interviews for an independent study course with Edward D. “Sandy” Ives at the University of Maine in 1988. Themes include early years of radio; the importance of stories in early country music; and why country music was popular in northern Maine.
Judge Albert Béliveau/Barry H. Rodrigue Collection
Series of interviews by historian Barry H. Rodrigue on Judge Albert Béliveau and Franco- American life in Maine during the 19th and 20th century.
Labor Relations in Maine
This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in July 2014 to bring together interviews that deal with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues. There are 22 series in NAFOH that relate to LGBTQ issues, but 2 belongs solely to this collection.
Lincoln County Project/Leighton Photograph Collection
The Lincoln County Project Collection includes the tape recorded interviews, copy prints of photos from the Joseph Leighton Collection, and paper documents pertaining to the exhibit and the tapes. Copy prints of images from the E. Joseph (“Joe”) Leighton Photograph Collection are found in the Northeast Archives as P01922 - P02238.
Linda Gilbert Collection of Penobscot Indian Music
This collection consists of two brief tape-recorded interviews conducted by Davenport apparently for her master’s thesis on Penobscot Indian Music. In all, Davenport interviewed thirty-two informants but most were not recorded.
Little City Bangor Collection
Interviews conducted by then MA history student Sarah K. Martin with Louis Rolnick, Dorrice Trickey Wetzler, and Suzanne “Sue” Hodgins Mock on their experiences growing up in the Little City neighborhood in Bangor, Maine.
Margaret Martin/Liveaboard Sailors Interviews
This collection consists of nine interviews with people who live aboard sailboats, mostly along the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, although one interview was done in Maine. The live-aboard sailors discuss their life histories; experiences on the sea; design and maintenance of their vessels; recipes; sea lore; and sea stories (yarns).
Louise Manny/Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong
Collection consists of approximately 125 songs and ballads dubbed from Louise Manny’s original field recordings (1950s-1960s) which are collectively known as known as the “Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong.”
Lovell Historical Society
Series of interviews done primarily by Jo Radner in conjugation with the Lovell Historical Society about the history of Lovell, Maine.
Lumberman's Life Series
Interviews that focus on lumbering, woods work, and river drives that are not associated with specific projects.
Luther Lovely Collection
A series of interviews by Luther Lovely conducted in 1987-88 with his siblings about their childhood in Fort Fairfield, Maine.
Lynn Franklin Collection
A collection of 73 separate accessions containing interviews with Mainers on a wide range of topics relating to life and work in the state of Maine, conducted 1972-1983 by Lynn Franklin, a journalist who specialized in cultural stories, occupational lore, life histories, and human interest stories. Of special interest are Franklin's interviews relating to lobstering, woods work, guides and canoe building, boats and boat building, and rural education.
- Subject: Folklore X
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 178
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 3
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 1
- Folklore 179
- Oral histories 173
- Maine 27
- Folk music 20
- Students -- Papers 16
- Ethnography 7
- Farmers -- Maine 7
- Fishing -- Maine 6
- Songs 6
- Fishing 5
- Folk art 5
- Lumbering -- Maine 5
- World War, 1939-1945 5
- Bangor (Me.) 4
- Boatbuilding 4
- Country music 4
- Hunting guides -- Maine 4
- Maine -- History 4
- Oral history 4
- Penobscot Indians 4 + ∧ less
- French 1
- Algonquian languages 1
- MacDougall, Pauleena 15
- Ives, Edward D. 6
- Rodrigue, Barry H. 5
- Dudley, Anu 4
- Chaney, Michael P., 1957- 3
- Ireland, Florence 3
- Moreira, James 3
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- 3
- American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront 2
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 2
- Dean, Pamela 2
- Duplessis, Steffan 2
- Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy, 1865-1946 2
- Golding, Rob (Robert), 1875-1969 2
- Hollingsworth, Teresa 2
- Lunt, C. Richard K. 2
- Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 2
- Maine Public Broadcasting Network 2
- Nearing, Helen Knothe, 1904-1995 2
- Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 2 + ∧ less