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Boatbuilding

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF006
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.
Dates: 1980

Brooklin Boat Building Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF157
Scope and Contents Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.

Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.
Dates: 2003-2004

C. Richard K. Lunt Collection (Jones Tracy & Boat Builders)

 Collection
Identifier: MF082
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two parts. The first, Jones Tracy, is a set of interviews (NA2968-NA2976) conducted by Richard Lunt in 1963 and 1964 which served as the basis for Lunt’s University of Maine M.A. thesis. Some material was also published as Jones Tracy: Tall Tale Hero from Mount Desert Island (Northeast Folklore, Vol. X). Interviewees recorded on tape include: Chauncey Somes, Ralph Tracy, Laurie Holmes, John Carroll, Robert Smallidge, George Tracy Reed, Lydia Storer, Clark Manring,...
Dates: 1963, 1964, 1970, 1974

Clara Orcutt, interviewed by John Bannon

 Series
Abstract 0990 Clara Orcutt (b. 1884), interviewed by John Bannon, summer 1975, at her home in Stonington, Maine. Orcutt discusses life on Hog Island, Pond Islands, and Western Island in the late 19th and early twentieth centuries: farming; raising sheep and cattle; seine and weir fishing; boat building; summer people who visited; entertainment; schooling. Text: 17 pp. transcript/index. Recording: T 0990 - 0993 CD 0639, CD 2019 - 2021 3 1/2 hours.
Dates: 1975

Diary (1931-1935)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1498-sc
Abstract A diary of an unidentified person dating from 1931 to 1935. In 1931 and 1932 the person worked as a forester for Central Maine Power Co.; places in Maine mentioned in these entries include Upper Togue Pond, Pockwockamus Stream, Moosehead Lake, Pleasant Pond, Patten and Quakish Lake. In early 1932 the person moved to West Newton, Massachusetts; entries from this point on detail his work building and remodeling houses, as well as his daily activities, social life and family matters. Many entries...
Dates: 1931-1935

Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

 Series
Abstract 1059 Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, May 3, 1976, at Hanscom’s home in Machias, Maine. Hanscom talks about life on the river drives and in the woods; hunting; poaching; George Magoon; Wilbur Day; poachers; the scene of logging from the mills up into Machias along East Machias, Big Machias, and Middle River; hunting with dogs to catch deer and bear; working on a shipyard. Also present: Barbara Hunter, a UMaine student. Text: 6 pp. catalog Recording:...
Dates: 1959-2008

Lynn Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF081
Scope and Contents A collection of 73 separate accessions containing interviews with Mainers on a wide range of topics relating to life and work in the state of Maine, conducted 1972-1983 by Lynn Franklin, a journalist who specialized in cultural stories, occupational lore, life histories, and human interest stories. Of special interest are Franklin's interviews relating to lobstering, woods work, guides and canoe building, boats and boat building, and rural education.
Dates: 1971-1983