Lobster fishers -- Maine
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
1435 Harold Ulrickson, interviewed by Sheba Veghte for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Freeport, Maine. 18 pp. ms. Ulrickson, from Freeport, Maine, talks about being a lobsterman. Text: 18 pp. paper.