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Agriculture -- History -- Maine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander T. Rouleau and Lucille (Dumont) Rouleau, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier

 Series
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1977-1982

Cecile Dionne, interviewed by Marcella Sorg and Steffan Duplessis

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Abstract 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.
Dates: 1977-1982

Doris (Libby) Ashland, interviewed by Barry H. Rodrigue

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Abstract 2288 Doris {Libby} Ashland (1909-1988) interviewed by Barry H. Rodrigue, 1978 1988, Belgrade Maine. Tape: 1 with no transcript. Doris Ashland talks about being a member of a French-Canadian family in the 19th and 20th centuries in Maine. Doris speaks of her husband Albert Felix Ashland (1897-1960) being born in Livermore Falls, Maine. His father, Joseph Ashland walking from Canada to Livermore Falls in 1878, becoming a subsistence farmer. Doris and Albert married in 1927. Topics include the...
Dates: 1989-1993

H. Linwood Carville, interviewed by Linwood L. Carville

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Abstract 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
Dates: 1959-2008

Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Natural Science, Forestry, And Agriculture. Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-007-004
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine's Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station, but there are also photonegatives. The record series Administrative Records includes: budget reports including spending estimates, requests, and actuals, various salary information for Station and College of Agriculture staff, correspondence with Alden Stewart, Business Manager and David I. Carter, Director of the Budget regarding...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1972; 1888-1987

Nina Cheney, interviewed by Michael Chaney

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Abstract 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.
Dates: 1978-1979

Norman Nash, interviewed by Jeffrey "Smokey" McKeen

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Abstract 2209 Norman Nash, interviewed by Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen for AY 125, December 9, 1991, Montville, Maine. Nash tells of the Frye Mountain community in the early-to-mid 1900s; problems getting supplies during a particularly harsh winter prior to WWI; problems plowing; selling the land to the federal government during the Great Depression; mail delivery; state attempts to scatter deer population; burning of the farm buildings; theft of belongings stored in the family home after the sale; necessity...
Dates: 1959-2008

John Judson Pike Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1733-sc
Abstract Hand written ledger lists work completed by those employed by Pike who appear to have been repaid mostly in goods, including corn, potatoes, clothing, pistols and other supplies.
Dates: 1857-1914

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Professor Deering (Arthur Lowell) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-020
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by Arthur Lowell Deering who was a nationally known educator and expert in Maine agriculture and agricultural education, but there are also some photographic material of staff in the Extension Service and events at the University of Maine and other academic institutions and an audio recording from an outstanding farmers awards ceremony (1957). The records cover his service to the University of Maine at Orono as Director of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-1957; 1909-1980

Skinner Settlement Project

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Identifier: MF056
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1974