John Sharpe, interviewed by Lillian Shirley for FO 107, fall 1970, Old Town, Maine.

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NA 0621 (local)
June 20 1970 (Date created)

Sharpe, a retired woodsman, talks about setting up camp; icing roads; meals; recreation; home remedies; river driving; wood carving; ghost stories. 

Creator and/or Contributor
John Sharpe (interviewee), Lillian Shirley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Towns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Family histories (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Hunting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging (forestry) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Pulp mills (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging accidents (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Wages (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Ice industry (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Snow storms (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Traditional music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Pranks (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Woodworking (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging songs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Occupational clothing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Folk medicine (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Storytelling (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1881 - 1970
Geographic Coverage
Argyle, Maine (Geonames)
Old Town, Maine (Geonames)
Pokiok, New Brunswick (Geonames)
Moro Plantation, Maine (Geonames)
Lagrange, Maine (Geonames)
Presque Isle, Maine (Geonames)
Houlton, Maine (Geonames)
Island Falls, Maine (Geonames)
Mattawamkeag River (Geonames)
West Branch Penobscot River (Geonames)
East Hastings Brook (Geonames)
Lincoln, Maine (Geonames)
Hoyt Brook, Maine (Geonames)
Costigan, Maine (Geonames)
Orono, Maine (Geonames)
Veazie, Maine (Geonames)
Bangor, Maine (Geonames)
Birch Stream (Geonames)
Sugar Island, Maine (Geonames)
Ashland, Maine (Geonames)
Frenchville, Maine (Geonames)
Masardis, Maine (Geonames)
Howland, Maine (Geonames)
Seboeis Plantation, Maine (Geonames)
Penobscot River (Geonames)
Mud Lake (Geonames)
Smyrna, Maine (Geonames)
Brewer, Maine (Geonames)
Mapleton, Maine (Geonames)
Fort Fairfield, Maine (Geonames)
Fort Kent, Maine (Geonames)
Pacific Ocean (Geonames)
Eagle Lake, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
John Sharpe (interviewee)
Lillian Shirley (interviewer)
Related Objects
A page of the transcript for NA 0621