Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of materials gathered by Professor Battick in association with his course in maritime history.
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.
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.
This collection is a mix of personal and business documents concerning families other than the Westerfield Family. These documents include ships logs and diaries, personal diaries, account books, and letters. A few other family related documents are included.
1964 Wyman Gerry, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, fall 1983, Orono, Maine. 4 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. Gerry talks about a variety of subjects including his grandfather, who was a sea captain and river pilot; collecting old photographs for the Brewer Public Library; collecting copies of documents relating to the First Congregational Church of Brewer; shipbuilding; old mills; and Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. Recording: mfc_na1964_t1954_01 [T 1954, CD 0616] 1/2 hour