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Trapping

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.
Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

 Series
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 warden...
Dates: 1959-2008

Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner

 Series
Abstract NA1364 Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner, July 28-29,1980, Orrington and Greenville, Maine. Clendenning discusses David Priest and their friendship (Priest was interviewed extensively by Warner, see NA 1288); experiences hunting, fishing, and trapping with Priest; Priest’s commitment to his job as a game warden; his approach to apprehending suspects; and Priest’s personal characteristics and skills. Lambert discusses his relationship with Priest, one of a...
Dates: 1959-2008

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

 Series
Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline road took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for Great...
Dates: 1959-2008

Harold Andrews and Winnie Andrews, interviewed by Mary Ellen Barnes

 Series
Abstract 2483 Harold Andrews and Winnie Andrews, interviewed by Mary Ellen Barnes, March 16, 1996, at their home in North Chatham, New Hampshire. The Andrews discuss his family’s background; logging; working at mills; dairy farming; working out; trapping; searching for minerals; growing up "near the end of the road" (southern part of Evans North); Winnie’s training and work as a nurse. Text: 50 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na2483_c1559.1_01&02, mfc_na2483_c1559.2_01 116 minutes
Dates: 1959-2008

Hunting, Trapping, Poaching, and Recreational Fishing

 Collection
Identifier: MF181
Scope and Contents This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.
Dates: 1959-2008

Octave Pease, interviewed by Lynn Franklin

 Series
Abstract 0923 Octave Pease, interviewed by Lynn Franklin, July 11, 1973 & August 17, 1974, at Pease’s home in Jackman, Maine. Also present: Pease’s friend Herb Hartman. Pease talks about his life as a woodsman and trapper in Jackman, Maine: what he trapped; using a hammer and a hatchet as a weapon; using bait; hunting and fishing for food; lumber camp life: using axes, alcohol, entertainment, sleeping arrangements, hours worked, and pay; the Penobscot tribe moving to Old Town; types of traps; how...
Dates: 1959-2008

Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle

 Series
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

Various, interviewed by Sandra MacDonald

 Series
Abstract 0300 Various, interviewed by Sandra MacDonald for CP 180, spring 1967, Haynesville, Maine. Paper deals with stories about the area: best soil on earth; the big pumpkin; Mattawamkeag River; naming the Baskahegan Stream; stories about local people: card game, devil plays cards, how to grow a good head of hair, Gustie A. Kitchen, losing a pint of rum on a worm bet, jacking trip, the one that got away, strongest man in the area; lumbering stories: Canadian Jay, sign of warm weather, don’ts for...
Dates: 1959-2008

Wilder Kimball, Grace Kimball, and Evaline Kimball, interviewed by Florence Ireland and William Gates

 Series
Abstract 1053 Mr. Wilder Kimball, Mrs. Grace Kimball, and Evaline Kimball (WK’s sister), interviewed by Florence Ireland and William Gates, summer 1975, Rumford Point, Maine. The Kimballs (all in their 70s) talk about farming; oxen; hunting and trapping: 4-H and granges as social events; Mary Turner and Florence Baker talk of the struggle to survive during difficult times along with motivation for developing self-reliance and work ethic; the schedule of work load; sheer size of the farmland. Text: 2 pp....
Dates: 1959-2008