Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.