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Hunting -- Maine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Michaud and Rita England Michaud, interviewed by Carol Nichols

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: A 1992 community based oral history project co-sponsored by the Maine Folklife Center and the Franco-American Center at the University of Maine generated a series of 35 interviews focusing on the culture and history of the French Canadian immigrant community located on French Island, Old Town, Maine. The project also resulted in a book of photographs, interview excerpts, and articles, Nos Histoires de I’lle: History and memories of French Island, Old Town, Maine (1999) ...
Dates: 1992-1993

Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

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Identifier: MF006
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1980

Brewer Andrews, Victor Archer, Hazel Archer, interviewed by Kathleen Church

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Abstract 0093 Brewer Andrews and Mr. Victor Archer, Mrs. Hazel Archer (Crawford, Maine), interviewed by Kathleen Church for Intro to Folklore at UMaine, May 5, 1967 and April 30, 1967 (respectively), Princeton, Maine. Accession consists of typed sheets and a tape recording containing local stories and poems. Andrews (first 3 minutes), Church’s uncle, age 52, was a potato and dairy farmer for 20 years and also a District Supervisor in the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District. Also...
Dates: 1959-2008

Charles Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

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Abstract 1937 Charles Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, 1986, Bangor, Maine. 4 pp. Tape: 1 hr. Dowling describes his experiences on the Machias River drives and working in the woods. Also some talk of hunting and fishing. Text: 1 pp. brief index, no transcript found. Recording: T 1944 1 hour.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986

Chris Wickett and Lawrence Hurd, interviewed by Fern Stearns and Bill Sterns

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Abstract 3025 Chris Wickett and Lawrence Hurd, interviewed by Fern Stearns and Bill Stearns, March 3, 2002, location unknown. Also present Tom Cornish. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 18 pp. Recording: C 2085.
Dates: 1959-2008

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1037 Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Grover talks about knowing the people who drove the stage along the Airline (now route 9); getting married in 1930; how the Airline used to go over Chick Hill; poaching; working in his father’s mill; the first automobile; working to build the road around Chick Hill; working in a lumber camp; songs sung in the camp and at home; the Grange Hall in Amherst; his father; people who owned stills during...
Dates: 1984

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

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Abstract NA1288 David Priest, (1913-2008) interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities of...
Dates: 1980

David Spruce and Edmund Libby, interviewed by Bill Stearns and Fern Stearns

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Abstract 3024 David Spruce and Edmund Libby, interviewed by Bill Stearns and Fern Stearns, undated, Milford, Maine. Also present Tom Cornish and Pam Wells. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 42 pp. Recording: C 2083 and C 2084.
Dates: 1959-2008

Lew Dietz Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0134
Abstract Typescripts with corrections of Dietz's books, The Allagash (1968), The Running Man, A Touch of the Wilderness (1970), and The Year of the Big Cat (1970).
Dates: 1950-1976

Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner

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Abstract NA1364 Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner, July 28-29, 1980, Orrington and Greenville, Maine. Clendenning discusses David Priest and their friendship (Priest was interviewed extensively by Warner, see NA 1288); experiences hunting, fishing, and trapping with Priest; Priest’s commitment to his job as a game warden; his approach to apprehending suspects; and Priest’s personal characteristics and skills. Lambert discusses his relationship with Priest, one of a...
Dates: 1980

Earl Bonness, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

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Abstract 1942 Earl Bonness, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, October 5, 1986, Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Bonness discusses his experiences working in the woods and river-driving along the Machias in the 1920s; moving the wangan; species of trees cut; Wilbur Day; a falling wedge and how it was used; murder of two game wardens by Calvin Graves; a drowning during a river drive; living conditions in a woods camp; method of dogging deer; old-time drivers who didn’t know how to swim; and making...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986

Ella Thompson, interviewed by Chris Keenan

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Abstract 2370 Ella Thompson, interviewed by Chris Keenan for AY 425, fall 1994, Brewer, Maine. 20 pp. Tape: 1 w/ transcript. Two interviews with Thompson of Cherryfield, Maine about poaching. No tape for first interview. RESTRICTED: no depositors form. Text: 14 pp. transcript. Recording: C 1419 (second interview only).
Dates: 1959-2008

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline r oad took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for Great...
Dates: 1984

H. Linwood Carville, interviewed by Linwood L. Carville

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Abstract 2670 H. Linwood Carville, interviewed by Linwood L. Carville, January 25, 1996 in York, Maine. H. Carville talks about the family farm; wood; animals; winter; siblings; born July 5, 1904; corn; beans; chores; butchering and preserving; school; games; summer; potatoes; hay and grain; vegetables; other foods; doctor; mail; work as mechanic; holidays; toys; hunting; neighbors. Text: 3 pp. index, 19 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na2670_c1961_01, mfc_na2670_c1961_02 63 minutes
Dates: 1959-2008

Independent paper, by William Graves

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Abstract 0735 Student paper, by William Graves, fall 1972, Mars Hill, Maine. Paper deals with beliefs and superstitions about hunting. Text: 49 pp. paper.
Dates: 1959-2008

Jim Martin, interviewed by Fern Stearns

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Abstract 3026 Jim Martin, interviewed by Fern Stearns, March 14, 2002, Milford, Maine. Also present Bill Stearns and Pam Wells. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 22 pp. Recording: C 2026.
Dates: 1959-2008

Memoir, by J. Wilbur Day

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Abstract 0532 J. Wilbur Day (1864-1924), donated by Alice Bacon, 1962, Wesley, Maine. Photocopy of a handwritten memoir (approx. 538 pages) of Wilbur Day, a hunter, guide, and poacher from Wesley, Maine. Also, a typescript (139 pp.) prepared from the photocopied memoir. The memoir was first obtained from its owners, Alice and John Bacon, by Jane Kazutow Pampalone and again later by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives. The original (presumed to have been written down by Wilbur Day’s sister, Susie Day, from dictation...
Dates: 1959-2008

Newell Beam, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

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Abstract 1908 Newell Beam, 1903 - 1995, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, March 10–May 25, 1986, Cutler, Maine. Beam talks about his experiences working in the woods along the Machais River; breaking through heavy snow; a block of land owned by two companies; logging around Fifth Lake in the early 1920s; pay fluctuations and what the company provided; description of photographs; construction of camp buildings and beds; lice and ridding the camp of lice; superiority of selective cutting; camp life...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986

Norman Davis, interviewed by Scott Davis

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Abstract 2424 Norman Davis, interviewed by Scott Davis for AY 425, February 1996, Eustis, Maine. 67 pp. Tape: 2 w/ transcript. Davis talks about hunting; hunting camp; moose hunt; deer hunt at Third St. John Pond, Indian Pond; hunting techniques and signs; deer behavior. Text: transcript. Recording: C 1469 and C 1470.
Dates: 1959-2008

"Red," interviewed by Galen Beaulieu and Ilka List

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Abstract 0895 “Red,” (pseudonym) interviewed by Galen Beaulieu and Ilka List, October 18, 1974, November 8, 20, and 22, 1974, Orono, Maine. November 20, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives also present. Red talks about hunting, poaching, and fishing: his first night hunt; night hunting; carbide hat lights; moving from Aroostook to Penobscot County; his camp on Pushaw Stream in Alton, ME; changes in deer habits; “road” hunting; game wardens; buck and doe habits; prices; using the whole deer; hunting with his son; why...
Dates: 1959-2008

Wendell Shaw Collection on Walter Arnold

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Identifier: SpC MS 1776
Scope and Contents This collection includes many letters written between Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold (SpC MS 0023). Also included are a few newspaper clippings from the 1850s through the 1960s. There are some articles included written about Walter Arnold ranging from 1976 through 1981. Trapping and hunting books, military history pamphlets and animal magazines that belonged to Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold are in the collection. Some of Walter Arnold's belongings including one of his books "Arnold's...
Dates: 1800-1981

Student paper, by Adam Jenkins

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Abstract 1656 Student paper, by Adam Jenkins for AY 122, spring 1983, Bangor, Maine. 20 pp. ms. Paper on Everett Cornelius and his many hunting experiences and stories. Text: 20 pp. paper.
Dates: 1959-2008

Student paper, by Edward Poole

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Abstract 1439 By Edward Poole AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Merrymeeting Bay, Maine. 21 pp. ms. Paper titled "Merrymeeting Bay: Its Folk History and Duck Hunting Tradition." Text: 21 pp. paper
Dates: 1959-2008

Student paper, by Eric Kangas

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Abstract 1474 Independent paper, by Eric Kangas for AY 122, spring 1981, Rockland, Maine. 12 pp. ms. Paper on big buck hunting stories. Text: 12 pp. paper.
Dates: 1959-2008

Student paper, by Michael Sheehan

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Abstract 1448 Student paper, by Michael Sheehan for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Brunswick, Maine. 23 pp. ms. George, Potholm, Richardson talk about hunting in Maine. Text: 23 pp. paper.
Dates: 1959-2008

Student paper, by Shannon T. Staples

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Abstract 2805 By Shannon T. Staples for Native American Folklore (ANT 490) taught by Pauleena MacDougall, summer 2000. Paper titled “The Teachings of Gluskabe: Penobscot Culture Reflected in Folktales.” Research paper on the role of Gluskabe tales; role of animism in Penobscot life; hunting and fishing tales; importance Penobscot River; birch-bark canoes; use of tobacco; elders and children; and Gluskabe’s departure. Text: 23 pp. paper.
Dates: 1959-2008

Walter Ranco, interviewed by Samuel Cutler

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Abstract 0090 Walter Ranco, interviewed by Samuel Cutler, 1964, Indian Island, Old Town, Maine. Independent collection of folklore material, contributed to the Archives. Includes: Penobscot tales of creation of man, Screeching Swamp Woman, Chief Joseph Orono, and how the Indian got tobacco; descriptions of old Indian life (hunting, fishing, how to make birch bark canoes). Text: 50 pp. total. Recording: mfc_na0090_t0224_01&02, mfc_na0090_t0225_01&02, mfc_na0090_t0226_01 239 minutes. RESTRICTED.
Dates: 1959-2008

Weltha Page Smith, interviewed by Brian Robinson

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Abstract 2594 Weltha Page Smith, interviewed by Brian Robinson, July 31, 1999, Indian Island, Olamon, Old Town, and Milford, Maine. Smith tells of her life growing up on Olamon Island in the Penobscot River; foodways; hunting; trapping; and other aspects of local history and Penobscot Indian lifeways. RESTRICTED. Recording: mfc_na2594_c1803_01, mfc_na2594_c1803_02 95 minutes.
Dates: 1959-2008