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Snowshoes and snowshoeing

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

 Series
Abstract NA1288 David Priest, (1913-2008) interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities of...
Dates: 1980

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

 Series
Abstract 1288 David Priest, interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities of a game warden...
Dates: 1959-2008

Donald McLellan, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

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Abstract 1929 Donald McLellan, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, May 22, 1986, in South Princeton, Maine. McLellan talks about working in the Machias Region woods as an independent operator; use of trucks 1946-47; pay rates in the mid-late 1940s; how he worked as an independent operator; hauling logs; accidents in the woods; his cutting arrangements; dishonesty in scaling; pay in the mid-1930s; making homemade snowshoes out of barrel staves; spring poles; where he sold his lumber; introduction of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986

Marenia Sibley, interviewed by Bessie Dam

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Abstract 1084 Marenia Sibley, interviewed by Bessie Dam, April 20, 1975, Lincoln, Maine. Sibley talks about cooking for woodmen at her Uncle's home; snow shoeing to school in winter; spinning and knitting; cooking in a logging camp; camping trips; meeting her future husband, courting, and honeymoon vacation; working as a tax collector and treasurer for 10 years; working in a sardine cannery; and "blue cross parties" to raise money during World War II. Text: 40 pp.
Dates: 1959-2008