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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Adelbert "Del" Clewley, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks
Abstract 1034 Adelbert “Del” Clewley, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Also present: Mrs. Clewley, his wife. Clewley talks about being from Eddington; using a pung as transport; going to school in Eddington Village; hunting for deer and the two deer maximum; how his family stored food through the winter; hauling ice from Eddington Pond; the first car in the area; the local mills; the baseball team; dances held around the area; skating and sledding; taxes;...
Arthur Gray, Cheryl Ann, Jim Thibodeau, and Jim Jackson, interviewed by Laura Stevens
Abstract 0460 Arthur Gray, Cheryl Ann, Jim Thibodeau, and Jim Jackson, interviewed by Laura Stevens for FO 2, spring of 1968, Brewer, Hermon, and Levant, Maine. Accession includes a student paper and an accompanying tape reel. Gray (Brewer), Ann and Thibodeau (Hermon), Jackson (Brewer), and Stevens (Orono) talk about lore pertaining to horses: horse markings and physical features (such as “pig eyes”) and their meanings; Indian legend of the origin of the Appaloosa; a horse trading story; cures for...
Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks
Abstract 1037 Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Grover talks about knowing the people who drove the stage along the Airline (now route 9); getting married in 1930; how the Airline used to go over Chick Hill; poaching; working in his father’s mill; the first automobile; working to build the road around Chick Hill; working in a lumber camp; songs sung in the camp and at home; the Grange Hall in Amherst; his father; people who owned stills...
Don Mitchell, interviewed by Roger Mitchell
Abstract 1202 Don Mitchell, interviewed by Roger Mitchell, his son, in 1976. Series of interviews about Mitchell senior's life and work as a woodsman and farmer formed the basis of Northeast Folklore XIX: "I'm a Man That Works." See also: NA 2008. Recording: C 0001 - C 0019 19 hours, CD 0341 - CD 0373, CD 0386 Text: 1240 pp. transcript Photos: P 5822 - P 5837, P 5858 - P 5873 C 0001 Side 1: Topics covered include a log jam breaking loose; winter shoveling while working at the Hunt Company; working at...
Various, interviewed by Sandra MacDonald
Abstract 0300 Various, interviewed by Sandra MacDonald for CP 180, spring 1967, Haynesville, Maine. Paper deals with stories about the area: best soil on earth; the big pumpkin; Mattawamkeag River; naming the Baskahegan Stream; stories about local people: card game, devil plays cards, how to grow a good head of hair, Gustie A. Kitchen, losing a pint of rum on a worm bet, jacking trip, the one that got away, strongest man in the area; lumbering stories: Canadian Jay, sign of warm weather, don’ts for...
William Follis, interviewed by Hugh T. French
Scope and Contents From the Collection:
This collection includes twenty-eight interviews with thirteen Eastport residents, plus manuscript material collected as part of French’s research. In addition to the general history of Eastport, major topics discussed include the sardine industry and community holiday celebrations.