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Horse-drawn vehicles

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adelbert “Del” Clewley, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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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;...
Dates: 1959-2008

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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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 during...
Dates: 1984

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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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 during...
Dates: 1976

Don Mitchell, interviewed by Roger Mitchell

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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...
Dates: 1959-2008

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

J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1038 J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 25, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Comins talks about living in the same house he was born in; being a tree farmer; owning a dairy farm; his family history; serving three terms in the State Legislature; attending the school in East Eddington; driving the school team while in high school; how much of the food he ate was raised by his family; Thursday, market day; hunting; how they kept the meat; The Young Ladies Sociable; putting...
Dates: 1959-2008

J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1038 J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 25, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Comins talks about living in the same house he was born in; being a tree farmer; owning a dairy farm; his family history; serving three terms in the State Legislature; attending the school in East Eddington; driving the school team while in high school; how much of the food he ate was raised by his family; Thursday, market day; hunting; how they kept the meat; The Young Ladies Sociable; putting...
Dates: 1976

Jeanne Balkam, interviewed by Hugh T. French

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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.
Dates: 1979-1980

Mrs. James (Estelle) Shea, interviewed by David Currier

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Abstract 0552 Mrs. James Shea, interviewed by David Currier, March 14, 1970, Bangor, Maine. Shea talks about going to her father’s lumber camp in Oxbow, Maine, as a little girl; riding in a pung to the camp; the wangan; ghost stories told by men in the camp; buying and selling spruce gum; the cook and cookee in the camp; lumbercamp songs; meeting up with her father’s river drive; superstitions; strange phenomena; and the poem or song, “The Preacher and the Bear.” Text: 15 pp. transcript. Recording: T...
Dates: 1969-1990