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Collection Details


Collection Name: Wildfire Loose Oral History Project
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 067
URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/mf067.htm
Dates Spanned: 1977-1980
Description: The “Wildfire Loose” Collection consists of a series of interviews conducted by Joyce Butler in preparation for her book of the same title about the fires in Maine in October 1947. See Joyce Butler, Wildfire Loose: The Week Maine Burned (Various Publishers, 1978, 1987, 1997).
Estimated Total of Interviews: 37
Broad Subjects: Environment; Disasters
ASP Subjects: Fires; Forests and forestry; Maine; Maine--History; Oral history; United States; Wildfires; Wildfires--Maine
Collection Code: OHC0000294