Agriculture -- Maine
Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:
0841 Leon Bussell, interviewed by Ford Reiche for AY 125, October 9, 1974, Orono, Maine. Ilka List is the depositor and was not present at the interview. Bussell talks about life on a farm at the turn of the century. Text: 26 pp. of brief catalog and partial transcript. Recording: T 0772 - T 0774 3 hours.
The collection consists of records of individual subordinate and juvenile chapters of the Grange in Maine. Included are secretarys' books, dues books, roll books, and account books.
NA1048 Poem by Herbert Dickey III, Lincoln, Maine. “Suthin,”is a poem about a pulpwood operation in Washington County; work he did on a farm; people he knows in relation to the towns they live in and what they were doing; how they are all meaningful to stick through life with him. See NF XVIII: “Suthin’.” Text: 8 pp. poem. Release received: December 6, 1974.
3064 Richard Dickey, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, September 20, 2002, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Dickey discusses the Common Ground Fair; getting involved ca. 1980; changes when the fair moved from Litchfield to Windsor; attitude of the citizens of Windsor; the importance of the fair for consumers; the fair as an institution; and his favorite memories of the fair. Text: 14 pp. transcript. Recording: C 2108. mfc_na3064_c2108_01.
2684 Rosey Guest, interviewed by Pamela Dean, September 21, 2001, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine, about the history of MOFGA. Recording: C 1978. mfc_na2684_c1978_01, mfc_na2684_c1978_02.
NA3931 Roy Hatch, interviewed by Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen, December 2, 1991, at Hatch’s home in Morrill, Maine. Hatch talks about Frye Mountain, where he was born and grew up. Text: 14 pp. index/transcript. Recording: mfc_na3931_c0847_01 28 minutes.
2683 Russell Libby, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 23, 2001, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Libby discusses the history of MOFGA; how he got involved in organic farming; starting his farm in 1984; serving on the MOFGA board beginning in 1983; growth of organic farming; role of agriculture in local communities; MOFGA’s role building networks; building credibility over time; and managing growth. Text: 25 pp. transcript. Recording: C 1977. mfc_na2683_c1977_01.
2633 Sue Sergeant, interviewed by James Moreira, September 24, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Sergeant discusses moving to Maine; sources of involvement in organic farming; growth of her organic farm; pest control; involvement with MOFGA and her local chapter; MOFGA organic certification; involvement with the Common Ground Fair; and growing for a farmer's market. Text: 26 pp. transcript. Recording: C 1916 1 hour. mfc_na2633_c1916_01, mfc_na2633_c1916_02
NA0835 Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 17, 1974, Crawford, Maine. Archer talks about hunting and guiding. Text: Brief catalog and 68 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0835_t0755_01, mfc_na0835_t0756_01 [T 0755 - T 0756]. 1 hour
1021 Walter Smith, interviewed by Colleen George, for IDL 105, fall 1974, Orono, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Smith talks about his life, learning farming from his father, views on current events. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1032 1 hour.
3076 Wes Daniel, interviewed by Jamie Moreira, September 19, 2003, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Recording: C 2120. mfc_na3076_c2120_01