Fishing -- Maine -- Anecdotes
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
0057 Various, interviewed by Joyce Conlogue for CP 180, spring 1962, Danforth, Prentiss, and Weston, Maine. Paper deals with songs; ghost and devil stories; big wind storm story; hunting and fishing stories; folk heroes: Bill Estabrooke, Bill McKay; jokes and anecdotes; Märchen; poems; Indian story; charming. Text: 62 pp. manuscript. RESTRICTED.