Dairy farmers -- Maine
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA RG 0006-008
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, but there are also photographic, visual, and audio visual material. Some of the report record series also contain photographs of Cooperative Extension Service operations, events, and staff. The reports submitted during the First World War and Second World War years detail the effects the wars had on agriculture in Maine. County Agent Reports were submitted by the...
Dates: 1869-2006; Majority of material found within 1915-1962
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on the Curran Family Homestead, a living history museum in Orrington, Maine. Interview topics include: memories of Alfred, Eddie, and Catherine Curran; dairy farming in East Orrington during the first half of the twentieth century; MA Crook and Sons Hillside Dairy; relationship between the Kimball family and the Currans; swimming in the Fields Pond in the summer; tobogganing on the Curran property in the winter; a genealogy of the Curran family; growing up in Orrington...
Abstract 1038 J. Herbert Comins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 25, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Comins talks about living in the same house he was born in; being a tree farmer; owning a dairy farm; his family history; serving three terms in the State Legislature; attending the school in East Eddington; driving the school team while in high school; how much of the food he ate was raised by his family; Thursday, market day; hunting; how they kept the meat; The Young Ladies Sociable; putting...
Identifier: SpC MS 0311
Abstract The collection contains records of the Maine Dairymen's Association, a cooperative organization for farmers engaged in dairying and milk production.
Dates: 1934-1979; Majority of material found within 1948-1968