Agriculture -- History -- Maine
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
1684 Alexander T. Rouleau and Lucille (Dumont) Rouleau, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. The Rouleaus talk about their lives as Franco-Americans, his various jobs; living during the Great Depression, his work as a school bus driver in the 1960s and 70s; religions as all the same; and her childhood on a family farm in Winslow, Maine. Text: 18 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1805 CD 2523 1-3/4 hours.
1681 Cecile Dionne, interviewed by Marcella Sorg and Steffan Duplessis, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Dionne talks about her childhood in the 1910s and 20s on a farm in Auburn, Maine; her job drawing-in at Bates Mill; working in the shoe shops; speaking French and English; and working while raising a family. Partially in French. Text: 17 pp. transcript, French sections not transcribed. Recording: T 1802 CD 2520 1-1/2 hours.
2670 H. Linwood Carville, interviewed by Linwood L. Carville, January 25, 1996 in York, Maine. H. Carville talks about the family farm; wood; animals; winter; siblings; born July 5, 1904; corn; beans; chores; butchering and preserving; school; games; summer; potatoes; hay and grain; vegetables; other foods; doctor; mail; work as mechanic; holidays; toys; hunting; neighbors. Text: 3 pp. index, 19 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na2670_c1961_01, mfc_na2670_c1961_02 63 minutes
Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Natural Sciences, Forestry, And Agriculture. Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station (University Of Maine) Records
1200 Nina Cheney, interviewed by Michael Chaney, summer 1978, Alna, Maine. 54 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ cat. & trans. Cheney, 80, talks about Alna area history, farming, and Dr. A. M. Card. Text: catalog and transcript. Recording: T 1259 1 1/2 hours.
Academic Affairs. Dean, College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. Page Farm and Home Museum (University of Maine) Records
A series of interviews about farm life in Maine at the turn of the twentieth century, conducted by students in Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork in the fall of 1974. The interviewees discuss life at the Skinner Settlement in East Corinth, Maine; including house layouts, furnishings; farm buildings; machinery; clothing; and social customs.