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Farmers -- Maine

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

J. Wilbur Day Autobiography

Identifier: SpC MS 0863-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: [undated]

Dell Turner/John T. Meader Collection

Identifier: MF131
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1980-1982

Don Mitchell/Roger Mitchell Collection

Identifier: MF118
Scope and Contents 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."
Dates: 1976

Farm Account Book (1918-1919)

Identifier: SpC MS 0959-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: January 1918-November 1919

Florence Ireland Collection

Identifier: MF126
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1970-1973

Frye Mountain Interviews/Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen

Identifier: MF117
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1991

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)

Identifier: MF121
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 2000-2004

Margaret “Mimi” Killinger/Helen Nearing Collection

Identifier: MF148
Scope and Contents Interviews by Margaret “Mimi” Killinger about Helen and Scott Nearing (simple living advocates).
Dates: 1999; 2001

Page Farm Museum History Project

Identifier: MF122
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1996-1999; 2001