Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
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.
1519 Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, summer 1981, Maine. Microfilm of Maine remedies and cures in the W.P.A. Folklore Manuscript Collection, now housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. 387 pp. microfilm manuscript, M 1. Text: 1 pp. microfilm request form.
NA0610 By Carolyn Turney for Folklore at Ricker College, spring 1971, Houlton, Maine. Paper deals with limericks set to music; stories about Indians; stories about treasure; remedies. Text: 24 pp. paper. Restricted: No release.
1437 Eleanor Wormwood, interviewed by Lucinda Martin for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Kennebunkport, Maine. 26 pp. ms. Wormwood talks about how she uses herbs and berries to make folk medicines. Text: 26 pp. paper.
0101 Mary Dodge for CP 180, spring 1960, East Boothbay and Bowdoinham, Maine; Greenwich, Connecticut. Paper deals with remedies; anecdotes; poem; Pat & Mike stories; hunting stories. Text: 25 pp. paper
NA0609 By Nancy Campbell for Folklore at Ricker College, spring 1971, Houlton, Maine. Paper deals with hoax stories; devil stories; beliefs and proverbs; cures; sayings. Text: 27 pp. paper. Restricted: No release.
NA0608 By Peter Sewall for Folklore at Ricker College, spring 1971, Yarmouth, Maine; Winchester, Massachusetts. Paper deals with summer complaint stories; jokes; folk remedies; forerunners. Text: 14 pp. paper. Restricted: No release.
NA0823 By Raymond R. Lines for English Folklore course at Ricker College, spring 1973, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Paper deals with a collection of hangover cures and folk sayings. Text: 21 pp. paper. Restrictions: None
NA0023 Various, interviewed by Alice Bryant for CP 180, fall 1959, Woodland, Baileyville (Cooper), and Lubec, Maine. Informants include Violet Riguette, Florence (Bacon) Perkins, and Ross Sadler. Paper deals with dreams; superstitions; George Magoon stories; tall tales; hunting tales; local expressions; forerunners; healing. Text: 26 pp. paper
0062 Various, interviewed by Iona Coffin for CP 180, fall 1963, Lubec, Steuben, Unionville, and Milbridge, Maine. Tall tales; legends; jokes; song; Will Stanley stories; Barney Beal; forerunners; bear stories; hunting stories; treasure; ghost; phantom ship; haunted house; devil; poem; small pox remedy; cante fable; place name. Text: 76 pp. manuscript