Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 1186 Alice R. Stewart, interviewed by John Myers, May 9, 1978, Orono, Maine. 6 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Stewart talks about the Stewart family and its emigration from New Brunswick to Linneus and Whitneyville, Maine, subsistence farming and potato farming. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1245, 41 min.
Scope and Contents Aroostook Oral History Project, 1971-1972, which resulted in a collection of 119 cassettes (now digitized), totaling 73 hours, with interviews of more than 150 people covering a wide range of topics; i.e., early county history, early farming and machinery, the Aroostook War, railroading, lumbering, potato farming, maple sugar making, folksongs, folklore, folk medicine, politics, town meetings, cross-border migration, smuggling, Indians, sporting camps, schools and schooling, tall tales,...
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1302-sc
Abstract Daybook kept by an unidentified farmer listing expenses and purchases. No location is specified in the volume. Entries are listed under headings such as farm, cows, sheep, hogs, hens, etc. Accounts for various individuals who seem to have worked for the farmer are also given.
Abstract 1196 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers, May 11, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about his emigration from Prince Edward Island to Brewer in 1923; Maine and his life there and here; also sings four songs. Topics include: working in a brickyard; raising cattle; farming; working on the railroad; and lobster fishing. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1255 - T 1256, CD 0963 - CD 0965 1 1/2 hours.