Clayton Littlefield, interviewed by Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen, November 14, 1991, Montville, Maine.

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NA 2206 (local)
November 14 1991 (Date created)

Littlefield talks about his childhood on Frye Mountain; problem of roads unsuitable for automobiles in most seasons; mountain land as good for farming; local families; federal government purchase of land; burning of the farm buildings; partial relocation of cemetery; failure of government to pay town for lost tax income; employment of local men by CCC, turning mountain into a park; and means of income other than farming.

Creator and/or Contributor
Clayton Littlefield (interviewee), Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Rural roads (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Controlled burns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Federal government (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Dairy farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
State parks (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Deserted towns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Communities (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Taxation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Electricity (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Food preservation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sawmills (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Farmhouses (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
One-room schoolhouses (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1925 - 1970
Geographic Coverage
Jackson, Maine (Geonames)
Freedom, Maine (Geonames)
Thorndike, Maine (Geonames)
Brooks, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Montville, Maine (Geonames)
Hogback Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Frye Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Clayton Littlefield (interviewee)
Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 2206