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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.
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.
Series of interviews by historian Barry Rodrigue on immigration into Maine from Quebec along the route known as the Canada Road, which includes Route 201. The Canada Road ran from the Quebec border through Dennistown, Jackman, Moose River, West Forks, The Forks, and Caratunk, to Moscow and Bingham, Maine. 2373 Rodrigue, Barry H. July 1995.
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.
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.
The Earl Green collection consists of papers of Dr. Earl Green and his wife and associate, Margaret C. Green. Included are personal papers from graduate school, teaching papers from Ohio State, research materials from Jackson Lab, and before, Jackson Lab business papers, and reprints of articles by Jackson Lab's staff and others on genetics.
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 79
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 2
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 1
- Folklore 70
- Maine 27
- Students -- Papers 9
- Farmers -- Maine 7
- Folk music 6
- Ethnography 5
- Lumbering -- Maine 5
- Fishing -- Maine 4
- Hunting guides -- Maine 4
- Log driving -- Maine 4
- Maine -- History 4
- Penobscot Indians 4
- Songs 4
- Bangor (Me.) 3
- Gluskap (Legendary character) 3
- Lumbermen 3
- Malecite Indians 3
- Musicians -- Maine 3
- Native American and non-Native contact -- Hostile 3 ∧ less
- MacDougall, Pauleena 5
- Ives, Edward D. 3
- Chaney, Michael P., 1957- 2
- Dudley, Anu 2
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- 2
- American Thread Company 1
- Archambaud, Jean Étienne Frédéric, 1904-1941 1
- Atchison, Helen K. 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
- Finkel, Laura 1 ∧ less