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Lumber camps -- Maine -- Equipment and supplies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American Realty Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1111-sc
Abstract Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine,...
Dates: 1917-1936

Asa Flagg, interviewed by Rhoda Mitchell

Abstract 0575 Asa Flagg, inteviewed by Rhoda Mitchell for FO 107, October and November 1970, Carthage, Maine. Accession includes a cassette tape with the three interviews, a paper describing the fieldwork, and transcripts of the interviews. Flagg, a retired woodsman (b. 1898), talks about lumber camps; Sunday pastimes; cooks and cookees; getting hired; oxen and horses; singing and music; log jams; sorting; yarding; skidding; sluicing; meals; ax handles; Christmas; card playing and other...
Dates: 1959-2008

Emile Leavitt, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and members of the Fall 1973 Class of FO 107

Abstract Leon Bussell, Emile Leavitt, Ernest Kennedy, Stephen “Rex” Buzzell, interviewed by class of FO 107, November 8, 1973, November 15, 1973, November 20, 1973, and November 27, 1973 (respectively) Room B South Stevens Hall, UMaine, Orono, Maine. During the interviews, there was a model of Argyle Boom on the table, tools of the trade, maps, aerial photographs, and a number of Archives photographs available for the respondents to comment on. Bussell, Leavitt, Kennedy, and Buzzell talk about the...
Dates: 1973-1975

Everett Smith, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

Abstract 0989 Everett Smith, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, November 2, 1974, at Smith’s home in Yarmouth, Maine. Smith, age 84, talks about the Grand Trunk Wreck of Jan. 18, 1901 and experiences as a woodsman: first man in the accident scene; farmers picked up meals for his animals; how some people jumped out the train; westbound train crew died on the wreck; mineral spring used as medicine; hunting animals in the woods; length of good trees; different tasks as woodman; driving the tow team;...
Dates: 1971 - 1999