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Washington County (Me.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Roscoe C. Emery Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0166

Papers related to Roscoe C. Emery's roles as a politician, newspaper editor, real estate agent and insurance agent in Eastport, Maine.

Dates: 1830-1969; Majority of material found within 1930-1968

Gardner Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0784
Dates: 1830-1939; Majority of material found within 1880-1930

Rob Golding, interviewed by Thomas "Archie" Stewart

Abstract 2007 Rob Golding, interviewed by Archie Stewart, 1961 - 1966. Text: 10 pp. of notes; 120 pp. transcript from April 21, 1961. Recording: mfc_na2007_c0494_01&02, mfc_na2007_c0495_01, mfc_na2007_t1971_01- mfc_na2007_t1986_02, mfc_na2007_audio001 2,200 minutes (37 hours) T 1971 April 21, 1961. Stewart begins by reading a letter he wrote to Golding, consoling him for his failing sight and hearing, and telling him of the help and pleasure he gave to others throughout his life as a Maine Guide...
Dates: 1959-2008

Sewall Company Aerial Photographs Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1900
Scope and Contents

The Sewall Company Aerial Photographs collection, 1940 to circa 2014, consists of nearly 1 million aerial images donated by the James W. Sewall Co. in Old Town, Maine. The collection contains original aerial photography of Maine and New England, as well as a series of aerial photographs of Vietnam in 1966, captured by Sewall over the span of 65 years. In addition, nearly 100 boxes of maps and documentation are included.

Dates: 1940s-circa 2014

Various, interviewed by Elsie Appleby

Abstract NA0004 Various, interviewed by Elsie Appleby for CP 180, spring 1962, Island Falls, Mt. Chase, Houlton, Warren, Patten, Ashland, Maine. Informants include Cyril Drew, Harry Kennedy, Linwood Willette, Ray Emerson, Tom Donham, Clara Hathaway, Gladys Estes, Nadine Robinson, Mrs. George Torne, Mildred Schurman, Robert Pendleton, Josephine Williams, and Harry Sands. Paper records stories about folk heroes: Levi May, Emi Lee; skip-rope verses; tall tales; jokes; ghost stories; woods stories;...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Robert E. Allen

Abstract NA0005 Various, interviewed by Robert Allen for CP 180, fall 1963, Beal’s Island, Machias area, Wesley, Crawford, Northfield, Maine. Informants include Greta Lenfesty, Dot Hanscom, John Bacon, Carl Day, Ralph Hayward, Maude Cates, and George Daggett. Paper deals with stories of Wilbur Day and George Magoon, poachers; how Calvin Graves killed two game wardens for trying to shoot his wife’s dog; wolf stories; story of Mary Wood, a tramp; table tipping; story of a bloodstopper; cure for bad...
Dates: 1959-2008