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Seining -- Maine -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Orcutt, interviewed by John Bannon


0990 Clara Orcutt (b. 1884), interviewed by John Bannon, summer 1975, at her home in Stonington, Maine. Orcutt discusses life on Hog Island, Pond Islands, and Western Island in the late 19th and early twentieth centuries: farming; raising sheep and cattle; seine and weir fishing; boat building; summer people who visited; entertainment; schooling. Text: 17 pp. transcript/index. Recording: T 0990 - 0993 CD 0639, CD 2019 - 2021 3 1/2 hours.

Dates: 1975

Clifford Chandler, interviewed by Susan “Sue” DeRose

Abstract 1094 Clifford Chandler, interviewed by Susan “Sue” DeRose, November 17 – 22, 1976, Orono, Maine. Chandler discusses his childhood in Jonesport, Maine, including discipline, chores, and games; military service at a naval repair base in San Diego; his grandfather’s work as a rum-chaser enforcing Prohibition, competition among fishermen; seine fishing; working in a factory that canned seafood; similarities and differences in dating over the years; and his views on the Vietnam War as the father...
Dates: 1974-1980