Albert Jackson, interviewed by Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen, December 2, 1991, Morrill, Maine.

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NA 2207 (local)
December 2 1991 (Date created)

Jackson talks about the federal government purchase of Frye Mountain land during the Great Depression; story of his grandfather’s (illegal) still; grandfather’s business as an auctioneer; making and selling bootleg alcohol during Prohibition; community knowledge of the bootlegging; and his grandfather’s experience letting 500 hogs loose on the mountain.

Creator and/or Contributor
Albert Jackson (interviewee), Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Local character legends (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Depression, 1929 (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Deserted towns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Controlled burns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Stills (distilleries) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Auctions (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Prohibition (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Farmhouses (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Hogs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1900 - 1950
Geographic Coverage
Morrill, Maine (Geonames)
Saint George Lake, Maine (Geonames)
Frye Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Hogback Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Halldale, Maine (Geonames)
Thorndike, Maine (Geonames)
Patten, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Albert Jackson (interviewee)
Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Clayton Littlefield (subject)
Roy Hatch (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 2207