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Hunting

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Adelbert "Del" Clewley, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

 Series
Abstract 1034 Adelbert “Del” Clewley, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Also present: Mrs. Clewley, his wife. Clewley talks about being from Eddington; using a pung as transport; going to school in Eddington Village; hunting for deer and the two deer maximum; how his family stored food through the winter; hauling ice from Eddington Pond; the first car in the area; the local mills; the baseball team; dances held around the area; skating and sledding; taxes;...
Dates: 1976

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

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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

Robert O. E. Elliot Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0164
Abstract Papers of an outdoorsman, journalist, writer, and photographer who spent much of his life in Maine. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of articles, and copies of published articles that document Robert Elliot's long career as a writer and photographer.
Dates: 1926-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

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

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

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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

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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

Ralph Leavitt Sportsman's Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0292
Abstract The Leavitt papers contain mostly materials used in the columns that he wrote for the "Bangor Daily News" concerning hunting, fishing, and other outdoor sports. Included are correspondence, articles, news releases, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1960s-1994

Octave Pease, interviewed by Lynn Franklin

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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

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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

Student paper, by Chris Ludden

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Abstract 3743 Chris Ludden for ANT 431, spring 2011. Paper, titled “Traditional Hunting,” deals with why people hunt; as a sport; for food; intergenerational pastime shared between parent and child; method of family bonding; way to impart life lessons; rites of passage; respect for the quarry; ritual; respect for natural environment; Maine state laws and regulations; role in state economy; hunting license; timeline from 1830 to 1998 of events related to hunting laws for white-tailed deer; endangered...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Sandra MacDonald

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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

Various residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, deposited by John Dudley

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Abstract 2606 Various residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, deposited by John Dudley, 1980-1991, Alexander and Crawford, Maine. Interviews with residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, conducted under the auspices of the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society between 1980-1991. Topics range widely but cover aspects of the history and lifeways of the area; Townsend House; School in the Woods; mills; stage routes; blueberries; Princeton (community); Pembroke (community);...
Dates: 1959-2008

Wayne Newell, interviewed by David Slagger

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Abstract 3649 Wayne Newell, interviewed by David Slagger for LIB 500, April 16, 2010 at Indian Township School and (date of 2nd interview unknown) for ANT 497 via phone. Newell talks about the 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act. 1st interview: Newell talks about the parental tone of the State to tribes; lack of recognition for indigenous lifestyle; “post-settlement” attitudes; pre-Christian sense of place; past and future movements; increased education and white social awareness of Indians;...
Dates: 1959-2008

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

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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