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Collection Details


Collection Name: Penobscot Bay Islands 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 048
URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/mf048.htm
Dates Spanned: 1975-1975
Description: A series of interviews with residents of the Penobscot Bay Islands. Interviewees discuss local history; economic aspects of island life; food supplies; summer people; fishing; farming; sail, steam, and motor boats; health care; and schools. Specific islands discussed include: Hog Island, Pond Island, Western Island, Pickering’s Island; Eagle Island, Opechee Island, Bear Island, and Butter Island.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 7
Broad Subjects: Communities
ASP Subjects: Education; Farmers; Fishing; Fishing boats; History; Islands--Maine; Local history; Maine; Maine--History; Oral history; Penobscot Bay, ME; Public schools; Summer; United States; Vacation homes
Other Subjects: Daily life; Food supplies; Health care; Island life; Islanders; Summer peoople
Collection Code: OHC0000287