Hunting -- Anecdotes -- Maine
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
2873 Alonzo Keaton, Sr. and Edith (Jandreau) Keaton, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison, circa 1971-1972. The Keatons, of Caribou, Maine, discuss life in a lumber camp; the ferry across the St. John River; the establishment of a customs office; lumbering; Christmas in the woods; log drives; an alcohol plant in Caribou; hunting; and the Realty mill. Text: 1 pp. brief index. Recording: mfc_na2873_c0084_01, mfc_na2873_c0084_02 53 minutes
1937 Charles Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, 1986, Bangor, Maine. 4 pp. Tape: 1 hr. Dowling describes his experiences on the Machias River drives and working in the woods. Also some talk of hunting and fishing. Text: 1 pp. brief index, no transcript found. Recording: T 1944 1 hour
Charles Gillis, Mrs. Malcom (Elizabeth R.) Barto, Georgia Stacey, Walter Driscoll, and Rena Farnsworth, interviewed by Mary Gillis
0160 Charles Gillis, Mrs. Malcom (Elizabeth R.) Barto, Georgia Stacey, Walter Driscoll, and Rena Farnsworth, interviewed by Mary Gillis for CP 180, fall 1964, North Windham, East Lowell, and Lambert Lake, Maine. Paper deals with hunting stories; buried alive; anecdotes; ghosts; haunted houses; buried treasure; local stories; place names; forerunner. Text: 42 pp. paper
Emile Levesque, Arthur Levesque, Adrien Violette, Yvonne Violette, Roger Levesque, Matilda Levesque, and Yvette Morrissette, interviewed by Claire Violette
0418 Faunce Bryant and Clarence Berry, interviewed by Muriel Watts for CP 180, fall 1963, Crawford, Eastport, and Perry, Maine; Oak Bay, New Brunswick. Paper deals with George Magoon stories; Wilbur Day, poacher; bear stories; forerunner; haunted house; devil stories; ghost stories: headless ghost; jokes: latest Quoddy story; songs. Text: 49 pp. paper.
Gerard Raymond, Rev. Br. Jerome Forest, Reverend Brother Lionel Morneau, Mr. Paul Gobeil, Mrs. Paul Gobeil, and others, interviewed by Richard Jacques
Herb Morse, Vernon Lovejoy, Horace Davenport, Marian Davenport, and Danny Newcomb, interviewed by Anita Hassell
1275 Independent paper, by Linda Dunn for Folklore and Folklife, Brown University, 1978, Waltham and Ellsworth, Maine. 29 pp. ms. Paper on poaching as a way of life and illegal game hunting. Text: 29 pp. paper.
0690 Jessie Maddan, interviewed by Madeline Gifford for FO 2, spring 1972, Cardville, Maine. Maddan, age 86, talks about her childhood in Cardville: family life, school, social activities, description of one of earliest houses; her married life; illness and death of father and husbands; operating sporting camps; trapping game. Also included: sketch of the town of Cardville. Text: 116 pp. transcript with brief catalog. Recording: T 0401 - T 0403 2 1/2 hours
2892 Jim Connors, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison, circa 1971-1972. Connors, of St. Francis and Allagash, talks about hunting and fishing along the St. John River Valley; a poetry reading of “The Bells of St. Michele” by Drummond and “Spring Riches” by Catherine Shelley; growing up in Allagash and St. Francis; family background; pine lumbering and logging days; and present-day logging practices. Text: 1 pp. brief index. Recording: mfc_na2892_c0103_01, mfc_na2892_c0103_02 27 minutes
0122 Leighton Jackson, George Erswell Sr., and George Erswell Jr., interviewed by Elizabeth Erswell for CP 180, fall 1964, Brunswick, Maine. Jackson and the Erswells talk about tall tales; jokes; stories about hunting, fishing, and working in the lumber woods. Text: 11 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0227, PM 0022 1 hour
1925 Philip Armstrong, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, May 23, 1986, Calais, Maine. Armstrong describes working in the woods and river drives along the Machias; driving skid-team; filing saws; trigging in order to pile logs; moving logs on lakes with a capstan; building a tennis court; risks of river-driving; sleeping arrangements during a river drive; city camps (depot camps); and hunting stories. Text: 39 pp. transcript Recording: C 0245 – C 0246 1 hour 10 mins