Farmers -- Maine
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu
0846 Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu for AY 125, October and December 1974, Argyle, Maine. Price talks about growing up on a farm at the turn of the 20th century; social customs; clothing; various aspects of farm life; outside of house; layout of rooms; furnishings; activities done in some rooms. Text: 19 pp. index; 29 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0780 - T 0782 / PM 0741 3 hours.
The autobiography of a hunter, guide, and farmer in Maine. Included are a photocopy of the original autobiography and two copies of a photocopy of a transcript of the autobiography.
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.
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."
A farm account book from 1918 to 1919. It is unknown who kept the account book and there are no towns mentioned so it is unknown where the farm was located.
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.
0844 Frank Harriman, interviewed by Ford Reiche for AY 125, Greenbush, Maine. Sandy Ives is also present at the interview. Harriman talks about being a farmer and woodsman. Text: 3 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0778 1 hour.
0845 Frank Hunnewell, interviewed by Ford Reiche for AY 125, November 17, 1974,Greenbush, Maine. Hunnewell talks about his farm and especially the buildings and machinery. Also included: two pamphlets about the Skinner Settlement; an invitation to a benefit supper for the Skinner Settlement Association. Recording: 2 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0779 1/2 hour.
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.
This collection contains interviews with people associated with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Themes include the process of beginning to farm organically, the early development of MOFGA and its growth; the Common Ground Fair and its expansion; marketing organic food; farming strategies; raising livestock; and MOFGA’s interactions with conventional farmers and the wider community.
Interviews by Margaret “Mimi” Killinger about Helen and Scott Nearing whose lives as homesteaders in Vermont and Maine came to embody the simple living philosophy of Agrarianism that became the core of America's "Back to the Land" Movement of the 1960s, 1970s, and 2020s.
This collection includes a series of interviews on farming and rural life in Maine conducted for the Page Farm Museum at the University of Maine. Includes photographs.