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Hunting -- Maine

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Frank S. Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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1285 Frank S. Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, August 1979, Jacksonville, Maine. 18 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ cat. Dowling, 90, talks about George Magoon and Wilbur Day; labor conditions along the Machias River; getting old; his own life and childhood. Text: catalog. Recording: mfc_na1285_t1356_01, mfc_na1285_t1356_02 [T 1356]. 2 hours

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Harold Day, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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0678 Harold Day, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 24, 1971, Wesley, Maine. Day discusses old times around Wesley; stories of George Magoon and Wilbur Day, poachers. Text: 68 pp. transcript with brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na0678_na0679_t0386_01, mfc_na0678_na0679_t0386_02, mfc_na0678_t0385_01, mfc_na0678_t0385_02 [T 0385 - T 0386]. 1 hour

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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Abstract 1059 Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, May 3, 1976, at Hanscom’s home in Machias, Maine. Hanscom talks about life on the river drives and in the woods; hunting; poaching; George Magoon; Wilbur Day; poachers; the scene of logging from the mills up into Machias along East Machias, Big Machias, and Middle River; hunting with dogs to catch deer and bear; working on a shipyard. Also present: Barbara Hunter, a UMaine student. Text: 6 pp. catalog. Recording:...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

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...
Dates: 1959-2008