Mrs. James Shea, interviewed by David Currier, March 14, 1970, Bangor, Maine.

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NA 0552 (local)
March 14 1970 (Date created)

Shea talks about going to her father’s lumber camp in Oxbow, Maine, as a little girl; riding in a pung to the camp; the wangan; ghost stories told by men in the camp; buying and selling spruce gum; the cook and cookee in the camp; lumbercamp songs; meeting up with her father’s river drive; superstitions; strange phenomena; and the poem or song, “The Preacher and the Bear.”

Creator and/or Contributor
Mrs. James Shea (interviewee), David Currier (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Storytelling (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Singing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Entertainment and recreation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk beliefs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1901 - 1970
Geographic Coverage
Oxbow Plantation, Maine (Geonames)
Bangor, Maine (Geonames)
Presque Isle, Maine (Geonames)
Bar Harbor, Maine (Geonames)
North Penobscot, Maine (Geonames)
Umcolcus Stream (Geonames)
Masardis, Maine (Geonames)
Boston, Massachusetts (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Mrs. James Shea (interviewee)
David Currier (interviewer)
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