Lumbering -- Maine -- Penobscot River -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ernest Kennedy, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives and Susan Tibbetts
Abstract Ernest Kennedy, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and Susan Tibbetts, May 10, 1976, Argyle, Maine. Kennedy talks about the log-sorting booms on the Penobscot River. Topics covered include layout of boom related buildings on White Squaw Island; Costigan landing; the duties of the rear crew; points of origin of the drives; horse piers; fin booms; dropping off; swings; beats; and joints. Recording is in English. Interview was part of a project that led to the issue of Northeast Folklore,...
Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society Records
Identifier: SpC MS 0399
The collection contains records of the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society, an organization in Bangor, Maine, for people interested in canoeing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. The materials center on environmental advocacy activities of the group in the 1970s.