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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,...
Dates: 1973-1975

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.

Dates: 1974-1976