Carroll C. Noyes, interviewed by Lynn MacFarland for FO 107, October and November, 1970, Dixfield, Maine.

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October 31 1970 (Date created)
November 14 1970 (Date created)
November 18 1970 (Date created)

Noyes, a retired woodsman (b. 1890), talks about cooks and cookees; food; clothing; lumber camps; parbuckling; sorting logs with a sorting gap; gum books; wages; skidding; river camps; river driving; games; booms; road monkeys; sleds; the wangan; log marks; horses; and other topics. Also included are recipes for gingerbread and carrot cake, photos of the “True Corliss” engine in Stratton, words to a song “Charming Sally Anne,” a drawing and diagram of a lumber camp, a clipping about Mr. and Mrs. Noyes, and words and music notation for an untitled song about “the dirty old cook and the lousy cookee….” 

Creator and/or Contributor
Carroll C. Noyes (interviewee), Lynn MacFarland (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Wages (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging (forestry) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Logging songs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Work animals (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Entertainment and recreation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sawmills (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging accidents (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Games (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Occupational clothing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Occupational folklore (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
circa 1904 - 1970
Geographic Coverage
Crystal, Maine (Geonames)
Carthage, Maine (Geonames)
Grand Lake Seboeis (Geonames)
Hartford, Maine (Geonames)
Canton, Maine (Geonames)
Stratton, Maine (Geonames)
Patten, Maine (Geonames)
Penobscot River (Geonames)
Kennebec River (Geonames)
Aroostook County (Geonames)
Crystal Brook (Geonames)
Bangor, Maine (Geonames)
Island Falls, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Carroll C. Noyes (interviewee)
Lynn MacFarland (interviewer)
Related Objects
Carroll C. Noyes and his wife Ethel in Carthage, Maine, circa 1970