Fishing -- Maine
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
The records of a fishing club. Included are minutes of meetings, financial records, savings deposit books, photographs, photographic negatives, slides, inventories, correspondence, receipts, original drawings, and a map of the Appalachian Trail from Katahdin to Mt. Bigelow published in 1934.
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.
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.
A series of interviews conducted by John T. Meader with and about his grandfather, Dell Turner. Topics covered in the interviews include Dell's life, woods cooking, lumber camps, farming, and fishing stories.
Typescripts with corrections of Dietz's books, The Allagash (1968), The Running Man, A Touch of the Wilderness (1970), The Year of the Big Cat (1970) and the Maine Finns (1976).
Recordings by Ted Ames that have to do with fisheries. Part one a series of interviews by Ames about the fishing grounds in the Gulf of Maine and Penobscot Bay fisheries. Part two is recordings from the Localized Fishery Stocks conference attended and recorded by Ted Ames about the implications of localized fish stocks on October 31 and November 1, 1997.
Postcards showing scenes from various fishing villages and ports in Maine, including Boothbay Harbor, Bucksport, Friendship, Kennebunkport, Monhegan Island, Ogunquit, Rockland and Vinalhaven. Shown are fishermen, fish houses and wharves, and lobster shacks as well as activities such as drying fish, lobstering, cleaning fish, trout fishing, clamming, sardine packing, etc. The collection also includes a copy of a photograph showing unidentified boys sitting by a fish house.
1086 Independent paper, by Shannon Cauley, Spring 1976, "Collection of Fishing Folklore." Text: 38 pp. paper.
A series of thirteen interviews, totaling twenty-four hours of recordings, conducted in 1973-1974 by David Taylor under contract for the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, with fishermen from the Penobscot Bay region. Themes include equipment used and techniques; fisheries locations, species, and extent; dangers and satisfactions of the fisherman’s life; industry economics; family and community networks. Includes some photographs.
The collection consists of a series of interviews with eight fishermen done by David Taylor on the commercial fisheries of the Penobscot River in Maine. Taylor interviewed men who fished for smelt, salmon, sturgeon, alewives, eels, and cod; also an eel wholesaler. Methods discussed include net fishing; weir fishing; and winter fishing. Towns discussed include Winterport; Frankfort; and Bangor.
The collection consists of five black & white photographs, primarily from Maine. One photograph is a view of the Penobscot River from 1928; one photograph is a Christmas postcard, of a house, from Herbert R. Jellison; one photograph is a cropped view of the Maine Central Railroad Station, Thomaston, Maine; one photograph is of a catch of trout caught at Winstanley Lake, Alaska, 1937; one photograph is the grave marker for Rose Bolduc, written in French, who died by accident in 1931.
This collection consists of 10 interviews for an exhibit called “Down on the Island, Up on the Main: A Recollected History of South Bristol, Maine,” which was assembled by Ellen Vincent, as well as newspaper and newsletter articles, exhibit text, plans for the exhibit, and exhibit text. The main purpose of the exhibit was to display the heritage of coastal South Bristol, Maine.