Tourism -- Maine
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
0991 Captain Erland Quinn, interviewed by John Bannon, summer 1975, Camden, Maine. Description of Butter Island resort and the Harriman brothers who ran the resort. Information about Eagle Island, food ways, trawl fishing, drying fish, youth occupations, summer people, ice cream socials. Mention of Hardie family from Bear Island. 16 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Text: 10 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0994 - T 0997 / CD 0848, CD 1194 - CD 1195 1 1/2 hours.
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.
MF209 contains fieldwork and other materials collected by folklorist Millie Rahn from 1996-2008 in the course of contract work she did in Maine for various funding bodies, most especially “Come See What’s Cooking in Hancock County” a week-long tour culminating in a Saturday festival October 3, 1998, produced by Hancock Country Planning Commission.
Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler of clippings related to the historic properties, landmarks, and vacation destinations in several communities in southern Maine, particularly the areas of Kittery and Kittery Point.
0994 Vida Sylvester, interviewed by John Bannon, summer 1975, Deer Isle, Maine. Various subjects discussed include Eag1e Island: schooling, summerpeople,how livings were made, transportation, communications, entertainment, description of houses and cottages, how buildings were maintained, and schdules of summer vistors. 6 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Sylvester talks about Eagle Island. Text: 4 pp. brief catalog. Recording: T 1000 - 1001 / CD 2045 2 hours.
0993 Wolcott Hardie, interviewed by Bannon, John, summer 1975, Deer Isle, Maine. 7 pp. Hardie talks about Bear Island; marriage at age 24; supplemental income working in the clam factory, picking crabmeat, fishing; summerpeople; first owners of Bear Island; transportation; lifeways on the island. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Text: 4 pp. brief catalog. Recording: T 0999 / CD 2018 1 hour 4 minutes.