Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, May 21, 1986, Machias Maine

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NA 1928 (local)
May 21 1986 (Date created)

 Archer speaks about woods work and river driving along the Machias River; where he drove; moving logs down Fifth Lake; capstan rafts; log jams; driving Fifth Lake Stream; progression of the drive downstream; the unprofitable state of the blueberry business in 1986; spending winters in the woods with his family as a boy; pay rates; Wilbur Day and his autobiography; and John Bacon. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Victor Archer (interviewee), Edward D Ives (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Logging (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Occupational folklore (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Wages (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Blueberry industry (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Potato industry (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Deforestation (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Temporal Coverage
1908 - 1986
Geographic Coverage
Machias, Maine (Geonames)
Machias River (Geonames)
East Machias River (Geonames)
West Branch Machias River (Geonames)
Woodland, Maine (Geonames)
Crawford, Maine (Geonames)
Whitneyville, Maine (Geonames)
East Machias, Maine (Geonames)
Wesley, Maine (Geonames)
Aroostook County, Maine (Geonames)
Canada (Geonames)
Meddybemps, Maine (Geonames)
Charlotte, Maine (Geonames)
Princeton, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Victor Archer (interviewee)
Edward D Ives (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 1928