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Collection Details


Collection Name: Penobscot Bay Fisheries and Industries Project Interviews
Repository Name: University of Maine. Maine Folklife Center. Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Orono, Maine, United States
Local Identifier: MF 047
URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/mf047.htm
Dates Spanned: 1973-1974
Description: A series of thirteen interviews (1973-1974) done by David Taylor under contract for the Penobscot Marine Museum, on the fisheries and related industries of Penobscot Bay, the Penobscot River, and the surrounding area. Topics discussed include salmon, smelt, and lobster fishing; captaining a lobster smack; the catching and marketing of eels; ship and boat building; and Friendship sloops.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 13
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Boatbuilding; Eel fisheries; Fishing; Fishing boats; Friendship sloops; History; Lobster fisheries; Lobster fishers; Local history; Maine; Maine--History; Oral history; Penobscot Bay, ME; Penobscot River, ME; Salmon fisheries; Smelt fisheries; United States
Other Subjects: Penobscot Marine Museum
Collection Code: OHC0000285