Food habits -- Maine
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Captain Erland Quinn, interviewed by John Bannon
0991 Captain Erland Quinn, interviewed by John Bannon, summer 1975, Camden, Maine. Description of Butter Island resort and the Harriman brothers who ran the resort. Information about Eagle Island, food ways, trawl fishing, drying fish, youth occupations, summer people, ice cream socials. Mention of Hardie family from Bear Island. 16 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Text: 10 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0994 - T 0997 / CD 0848, CD 1194 - CD 1195 1 1/2 hours.
J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks
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;...
Julia Alice Smith, interviewed by Alice Mummé
Abstract 3284 Julia Alice Smith, interviewed by Alice Mummé, October 10, 1996 and October 29, 1996, Orono, Maine. In the first interview, Smith talks about growing up in Parsonfield, ME, in the 1920s and 1930s; rural life and technology; dairy farming; corn farming; apple varieties and orchards; food preservation; veal farming; country music and performing; farm chores for children; 4-H and the Grange; 4-H Congress Chicago, IL in 1937; college at the UMaine; social activities and clubs; feather beds;...
Lily Alavi, interviewed by Maria Sandweiss
Abstract NA3717 Lily Alavi, interviewed by Maria Sandweiss, May 23, 2005, at Alavi’s home in Bangor, Maine. Alavi talks about being born in Iran; coming to the United States in 1993; her first impressions when moving to Maine; difficulties in adjusting to new culture; languages; food; Islam; celebrations and holidays; work as a real estate agent; self-identity; different cultures in Middle East; difference between American government and American people. Text: 6 pp. transcript. Recording:...
Dates: February to June 2005
Photographs, Common Ground Fair
2687 Photographs from MOFGA, 1999-2004. Photos: P08904 - P08921, P08930- P08944, P08946 - P08952.
Roberta Bailey, interviewed by Elizabeth Hedler
Abstract 2637 Roberta Bailey, interviewed by Elizabeth Hedler, September 23, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine. Topics discussed include Bailey's move to Maine; how she began gardening and preserving garden produce; becoming involved with the Maine Organic Farmer's and Gardener's Association; activities of her chapter in the 1970s and 1980s; grafting and growing fruit trees; seed saving; running a food concession at the Common Ground Fair (Better Hummus and Gardens); relationship with...
Virginia Wolfe, interviewed by Terri Peterson
Abstract 1324 Virginia Wolfe, interviewed by Terri Peterson, March 26, 1980, in Orono, Maine. Wolfe discusses growing up poor in a large family during the 1930s and 40s, particularly recreational activities; meals during her childhood and how food and shopping changed since then; raising her children; her parents’ ideas of gender roles; doctors, medicine, and the fear of polio when she was young; her thoughts on women in the military and the draft; and celebration of holidays in her childhood. Text:...