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Typhiod fever

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Williard H. Bunker, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski


0871 Dr. Williard H. Bunker, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, March 15, 1975, York Harbor, Maine. Bunker talks about the medical profession in the early twentieth century; his education and early jobs to pay for it; summer job on a boat; his surgery degrees; unusual surgery experiences; operating in patients’ homes; typhoid epidemic; and his disbelief in poultices. Text: 14 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0839 1 hour.

Dates: 1974-1980

Ernest Kennedy interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

Abstract 1114 Ernest Kennedy (b. 1889) interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, summer, 1977, at Kennedy’s home in Argyle, Maine. Kennedy, 88, talks about his life working in the woods, on river drives, and on the Argyle Boom. Kennedy was the principle informant for “Argyle Boom,” Northeast Folklore, XVII (1976) which explained the workings of the sorting boom on the Penobscot River where the logs from the river drives were sorted for delivery to the various saw mills. In this series of interviews he...
Dates: 1959-2008