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This collection consists of twelve interviews that concern the 1980 Indian Land Claims Settlement Act. Conducted by David Slagger, the interviews explore various tribal, state, federal, legal, and historical perspectives on the legislation, as well as opinions on the long term cultural and economic effects.
Personal stories, narratives, and anecdotes about the great January 1998 ice storm.
The collection consists of six interviews done by Joan Brooks and Jack Beard focused on the history of the Airline Road (Rt. 9 from Bangor to Calais, ME) and the Airline community ca. 1900.
Series of interviews by historian Barry H. Rodrigue on life in Alaska.
A photo collection of the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Acadia National Park from 1934-1935.
The records include a history of the organization, membership information, correspondence, financial records, and information about special projects and events.
This collection contains student papers from ANT 326 and 431 Folklore, the Environment, and Public Policy Collection. Topics of some of the papers include traditional medicine, basket making, environmental sustainability, energy resources, etc.
Materials donated by Barry H. Rodrigue (primarily of USM).
Interview notes and cemetery information about Atusville, an African-American community in Maine.
A series of interviews about country music in Maine recorded for a class (AY 123, AY 325) taught at the University of Maine by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1975. Most focus on country music in the 1930s in the Bangor, Maine, area. Topics covered include bands and performances and country music on the radio.
This collection includes a series of interviews done by Margaret Owings conducted in 1981 for Ay 125 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork taught by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives at the University of Maine. The interviews focus on Burwash and Lakenwild, lakeside developments and recreational areas on Big Lake in Washington County. The Burwash project is one of the main subjects (Burwash is a lakeside development located near Machias, Maine).
Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.
An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.
This collection consists of two interviews conducted by Pauleena MacDougall in November and December 2008 about the development of the Bangor waterfront. John M. Rohman was the CEO of WBRC, a firm of architects and engineers. Rodney McKay was Director of Community and Economic Development for the city of Bangor. Included in the collection is a copy of the Bangor Waterfront Master Plan and a Powerpoint presentation about Maine’s creative economy.
Genealogy of the Beal family.
Papers include letters, family history, photographs, patent clippings, personal finances, 5 books, a Grasselli Medal for applied chemistry, 1 postccard scrapbook of Maud Henneberry.
Research materials from a family research project Harpaz did in the early 2000s. The project resulted in the publication of the book “Finding Annie Farrell: A Family Memoir” (2004), by Journalist Harpaz, then (2002) of Brooklyn New York. Part of the focus is on musical Farrell brothers, Augusta-area radio performers.
This collection consists of a series of interviews conducted by Betty Duff in connection with her PhD dissertation for the history department at the University of Maine. They were recorded in Millinocket, Maine and Benham, Kentucky, and focused on life in a company-owned or dominated towns.
Interviews of inhabitants of the Maine-New Brunswick borderlands. The interviews were conducted by members of the NEH Summer Teacher Institute, Borders and Borderlands: the Acadian Experience in Maine. The recordings are housed here with NAFOH and the Acadian Archives.
The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.
Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.
Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.
Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.
Index cards about various buildings on the campus of the University of Maine giving information about their history, for whom they were named, etc.
A collection of material relating to the publisher Thomas Bird Mosher, a collection of material relating to the Elijah Lorenzo Green family, and a collection of material relating to the Best/Burnham families.
- Subject: Histories X
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 185
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 50
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 8
- Oral histories 188
- Folklore 174
- Genealogies (Histories) 34
- Maine 29
- Correspondence 25
- Clippings 21
- Folk music 21
- Letters (Correspondence) 19
- Students -- Papers 15
- Diaries 14
- Family histories 14
- Photographs 14
- Photocopies 9
- Scrapbooks 9
- Deeds 8
- Financial records 8
- Minutes 8
- Receipts (Financial records) 8
- Ethnography 7
- Farmers -- Maine 7 ∧ less
- MacDougall, Pauleena 14
- Ives, Edward D. 8
- Rodrigue, Barry H. 6
- Dudley, Anu 4
- University of Maine 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
- Delano family 2
- Dow, George F. 2
- Duplessis, Steffan 2
- Golding, Rob (Robert), 1875-1969 2
- Hollingsworth, Teresa 2
- Lincoln family 2
- Lunt, C. Richard K. 2
- McCormick, Ada P. 2 ∧ less