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Collection Details


Collection Name: 1998 Ice Storm 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 101
URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/mf101.htm
Dates Spanned: 1998-1998
Description: A series of short (10-30 minute) interviews with Maine residents about their experiences of the “Ice Storm of ‘98,” which caused statewide power failures in January, 1998. These interviews were conducted at the 1998 Maine Festival held at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick, ME August 7, 8, and 9, 1998; and at the Common Ground Fair held at Unity, Maine, September 25, 26, & 27, 1998.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 30
Broad Subjects: Environment; Disasters
ASP Subjects: Brunswick, ME; History; Ice storms; Local history; Maine; Maine--History; Oral history; United States; Winter storms
Other Subjects: Residents; Survivors
Collection Code: OHC0000297