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Collection Details


Collection Name: University of Maine - Augusta Communication Course 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 063
URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/mf063.htm
Dates Spanned: 1977-1977
Description: The collection consists of a series of interviews done for a University of Maine at Augusta course in Speaker-Audience Communications, Fall 1977. Topics covered include: the Farnsworth Museum; the Robert Abbe Museum; Lucy Farnsworth; Rockland, Maine, in the early 1900s; Northport in the War of 1812; Waldoboro News Stand; Knox Arboretum in Warren, Maine; lace mills and the lace business in St. George, Maine; lime kilns; Clark Island Quarry and quarry stone cutting; farm life in Vassalboro in the 1930s and 1940s; the Children’s Aid Society; Sweetser Children’s Home in Saco, Maine; Fleming’s Upholstery Shop in Rockland; Stockton Springs; work as a town clerk; Rockland, Thomaston, and Camden Street Railway; teaching in Warren and Northport; Butler’s Boatyard; Snow’s Shipyard; Graffam Island; lobstering; Belfast, Maine; recreational activities in Thomaston, Maine, in the 1930s; sawmills; school systems; transportation of blueberries to market; and the Christmas tree business.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 19
Broad Subjects: Education
ASP Subjects: Augusta, ME; Business; Business enterprises--Maine; History; Local history; Maine; Maine--History; Northport, ME; Oral history; Rockland, ME; Saco, ME; Saint George, ME; Stockton Springs, ME; Thomaston, ME; United States; University of Maine, Augusta, Augusta, ME; Vassalboro, ME; Warren, ME
Other Subjects: Career; Daily life; Residents
Collection Code: OHC0000290