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Hunting guides -- Maine

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

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Abstract 1288 David Priest, interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities of a game...
Dates: 1959-2008

David S. Brown, interviewed by Kenneth Whitney

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Abstract David S. Brown, interviewed by Kenneth Whitney for FO 107 , October, 1973; by Susan Tibbetts for AY 125, November, 1975, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine. Brown talks about the Pea Cove log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; his work on the boom in the summers of 1902-04 when he was 12 to 14 years old; the jobs of rafters, sorters, and runners; use of wedges to build rafts; meals; bosses; his marriage and work at Mt. Kineo; breaking up jams; daily pay; construction of boom and crib-work piers;...
Dates: 1973-1975

Ernest Kennedy interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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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

Lewis Lund, Jr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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1279 Lewis Lund, Jr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 1979, Bar Harbor, Maine. Lund talks about George Magoon and Wilbur Day, poachers. Text: 10 pp. catalog. Recording: mfc_na1279_t1346_01, mfc_na1279_t1346_02 [T 1346] 45 minutes

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Memoir, by J. Wilbur Day

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Abstract 0532 J. Wilbur Day (1864-1924), donated by Alice Bacon, 1962, Wesley, Maine. Photocopy of a handwritten memoir (approx. 538 pages) of Wilbur Day, a hunter, guide, and poacher from Wesley, Maine. Also, a typescript (139 pp.) prepared from the photocopied memoir. The memoir was first obtained from its owners, Alice and John Bacon, by Jane Kazutow Pampalone and again later by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives. The original (presumed to have been written down by Wilbur Day’s sister, Susie Day, from...
Dates: 1959-2008

Merle Richardson, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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0680 Merle Richardson, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July of 1971, Hermon, Maine. Richardson, 85, formerly of Great Pond, talks about his life there as a guide, woodsman, and river driver. Text: 90 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0680_na0681_t0390_01, mfc_na0680_na0681_t0390_02, mfc_na0680_t0389_01, mfc_na0680_t0389_02 (T 0388 - T 0390). 2 hours

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Rob Golding, interviewed by Thomas "Archie" Stewart

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Abstract 2007 Rob Golding, interviewed by Archie Stewart, 1961 - 1966. Text: 10 pp. of notes; 120 pp. transcript from April 21, 1961. Recording: mfc_na2007_c0494_01&02, mfc_na2007_c0495_01, mfc_na2007_t1971_01- mfc_na2007_t1986_02, mfc_na2007_audio001 2,200 minutes (37 hours) T 1971 April 21, 1961. Stewart begins by reading a letter he wrote to Golding, consoling him for his failing sight and hearing, and telling him of the help and pleasure he gave to others throughout his life as a Maine Guide...
Dates: 1959-2008

Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle

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Abstract 0323 Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle for CP 180, fall 1963, Perry, Maine. Accession consists of two tapes that are composites of an earlier recording made in 1960 and 1961; a biographical sketch of the narrator; a catalog of the contents; and a transcript. Golding, Pottle’s father, a hunter, fisherman, farmer, guide, and master storyteller, tells tall tales (oxen, sheep dog that could count, fishing); jokes (reckless driver, boardinghouse fare, wives, mother-in-law, drunks,...
Dates: 1959-2008

Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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0835 Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 17, 1974, Crawford, Maine. Archer talks about hunting and guiding. Text: Brief catalog and 68 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0755 - T 0756 1 hour.

Dates: 1959-2008

Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

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NA0835 Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 17, 1974, Crawford, Maine. Archer talks about hunting and guiding. Text: Brief catalog and 68 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0835_t0755_01, mfc_na0835_t0756_01 [T 0755 - T 0756]. 1 hour

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Willard Jalbert, interviewed by Frederick Pratson

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Abstract 0713 Willard Jalbert, interviewed by Frederick Pratson, September 16 -17, 1972, Round Pond, Maine. Jalbert, with additional input from his son, talks about life and work in northern Maine through the early and mid-twentieth century; fighting in lumberjack camps; experiences as a lumberjack foreman; interactions with wildlife; chopping trees and tending sled; lumberjack camp food and the prevalence of beans; 1961 trip on the Allagash River with Supreme Court Justice Douglas; experiences as an...
Dates: 1959-2008