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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.
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.
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.
The collection consists of three interviews about the history of Cowing’s Tavern in Lisbon Falls, Maine.
Collection consists of fourteen interviews with employees of the Deering Lumber Company.
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.
A collection of Dinsmore / Rich family genealogy materials including over three hundred photos pertaining to outdoor life, women, and family gatherings.
The collection is comprised of 6 archive boxes full of notes, recordings, photos, videos, CD ROMs and computer databases, collected between 1995 and 2007. Some of these materials are unlabeled and will require some research to identify the contents.
700 photos, some digital but most are not
200 slides, not scanned
75 hours of cassette tapes
25 hours of minidisc tape
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."
Pauleena MacDougall, then Associate Director of the Maine Folklife Center, and Amy Stevens, then graduate student in history, conducted a series of oral history interviews and collecting photographs and documents relating to the history and culture of Eastern Fine Paper in Brewer, Maine. The mill closed in January, 2003 after operating as a paper and/or lumber mill for more than a century.
This collection includes twenty-eight interviews with thirteen Eastport residents, plus manuscript material collected as part of French’s research. In addition to the general history of Eastport, major topics discussed include the sardine industry and community holiday celebrations.
The collection contains correspondence, writings, speeches and research files of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. Eckstorm's journals, notebooks and research material on ballads, Indian languages and legends and Indian place names in Maine are also included.
Photos of UMaine campus activities and events.
Interviews about immigration from the Maritime Provinces to Maine.
Recordings by Ted Ames that have to do with fisheries. Part one a series of interviews by Ames about the fishing grounds in the Gulf of Maine and Penobscot Bay fisheries. Part two is recordings from the Localized Fishery Stocks conference attended and recorded by Ted Ames about the implications of localized fish stocks on October 31 and November 1, 1997.
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.
This collection contains a series of student projects on folksongs in America.
Items donated by Frances Robinson Mitchell, including an essay for her children about her grandfather, her time in the Marine Corps in WWII, and woods work.
Interviews conducted by Frank Spizuoco from 1963 to 1970 of two residents of Dexter, Maine. Albert “Bert” Call, a retired Dexter photographer, talks about local history and about his working life before and after moving to Dexter, Maine in 1886, and Erma Bentley, a long-time resident of Dexter, records her memories about early Dexter residents and town history.
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 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.
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 73
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 2
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 1
- Folklore 74
- Oral histories 70
- Maine 28
- Students -- Papers 9
- Farmers -- Maine 7
- Fishing -- Maine 6
- Folk music 5
- Lumbering -- Maine 5
- Ethnography 4
- Hunting guides -- Maine 4
- Maine -- History 4
- Penobscot Indians 4
- Songs 4
- Gluskap (Legendary character) 3
- Boatbuilding 2
- Clippings 2
- Community organizations -- Maine 2
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States 2
- Depressions -- 1933 -- United States 2
- Folk art 2 ∧ less
- MacDougall, Pauleena 6
- Chaney, Michael P., 1957- 2
- Dudley, Anu 2
- Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 2
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- 2
- American Thread Company 1
- Archambaud, Jean Étienne Frédéric, 1904-1941 1
- Bean, Wayne, 1916-1982 1
- Bishop, James J. 1
- Blank, Judith 1
- Bowie, Gordon W., 1944- 1
- Butler, Joyce 1
- Cavallini, William "Bill", 1904-2005 1
- Comeau, Alan 1
- Dean, Pamela 1
- Deering Lumber Company 1
- Dell, Turner 1
- Duplessis, Steffan 1
- Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy, 1865-1946 1
- Finkel, Laura 1 ∧ less