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Psychic ability

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Herb Morse, Vernon Lovejoy, Horace Davenport, Marian Davenport, and Danny Newcomb, interviewed by Anita Hassell

 Series
Abstract 0205 Herb Morse, Vernon Lovejoy, Horace Davenport, Marian Davenport, and Danny Newcomb, interviewed by Anita Hassell for CP 180, spring 1967, Wayne and Winthrop, Maine. Morse, Lovejoy, the Davenports, and Newcomb talks about background and changes in Wayne; water witching; second sight; legend of “Why There Aren’t Any Trout in Poccasset Lake”; place name lore for Bellfonda Rock, Maranacook Lake, Annabesacook Lake, Alder Hill, and Mooselookmeguntic Lake); stories about Indians; legends about...
Dates: 1959-2008

Suzanne Thompson, interviewed by Susan Simpson

 Series
Abstract 1015 Suzanne Thompson interviewed by Susan Simpson, November 22, 1975, Kenduskeag, Maine. Thompson talks about the events and issues of the 1950s to 1975; the advantages of growing up in a large family; why she wants only one child; learning IBM keypunch; C.B. radio as both a social and practical device; Kennedy’s assassination; Vietnam War; why the US is aiding other countries too much; women’s liberation and equal rights; television and violence; and her fascination with psychic predictions....
Dates: 1974-1980

Various, interviewed by Alice K. Bryant

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Abstract NA0023 Various, interviewed by Alice Bryant for CP 180, fall 1959, Woodland, Baileyville (Cooper), and Lubec, Maine. Informants include Violet Riguette, Florence (Bacon) Perkins, and Ross Sadler. Paper deals with dreams; superstitions; George Magoon stories; tall tales; hunting tales; local expressions; forerunners; healing. Text: 26 pp. paper
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Joyce Bailey

 Series
Abstract 0026 Various, interviewed by Joyce Bailey for CP 180, fall 1963, Milbridge, Sorrento, and Jonesport, Maine. Informants include Henry Sawyer, Larry Lewis, Jack and Jane Sumner, Franklin and Elizabeth Beal, Joe Stevens, Frank Small, Donald Bailey, Teresa Bailey, Ellen Strout, Martha Claflin, and Joyce Bailey. Paper deals with haunted house story; treasure; Benedict Arnold; ghost tale; foreigner tale; place names; local characters; Barney Beal; devil; witch; anecdotes; water witching; hunting...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Robert E. Allen

 Series
Abstract NA0005 Various, interviewed by Robert Allen for CP 180, fall 1963, Beal’s Island, Machias area, Wesley, Crawford, Northfield, Maine. Informants include Greta Lenfesty, Dot Hanscom, John Bacon, Carl Day, Ralph Hayward, Maude Cates, and George Daggett. Paper deals with stories of Wilbur Day and George Magoon, poachers; how Calvin Graves killed two game wardens for trying to shoot his wife’s dog; wolf stories; story of Mary Wood, a tramp; table tipping; story of a bloodstopper; cure for bad cold;...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Selma Shirley and Lillian Shirley

 Series
Abstract 0520 Various, interviewed by Selma Shirley and Lillian Shirley for FO 2, spring 1969, Argyle, Cardville, and Bangor, Maine. Interviewees include Mildred Avery, Clyde Burns, Mary Drake, Ernest Kennedy, Doreen LeClair, Bertha Price, Ruby Severance, Lillian Shirley, and Leon Bussell, all of Argyle, Maine; Beatrice Carey, Brownville Junction; Hatte Cottle of Alton; Ansel Fowler, Cardwille; Frank H. Hartley, Bangor; Mildred Miller of Pea Cove; Millard Neally, Newburgh; William Shirley and Henry...
Dates: 1959-2008