Thomas Skolfield, interviewed by Peter McKenna, April 1975, Weld, Maine

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NA 1108 (local)
April 5 1975 (Date created)

Interview with Thomas Skolfield about working on the log drives on the Swift River and Webb River at the turn of the century.

Creator and/or Contributor
Thomas Skolfield (interviewee), Peter McKenna (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Occupational folklore (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Railroads (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Entertainment and recreation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sawmills (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Boats (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1874 - 1941
Geographic Coverage
Weld, Maine (Geonames)
Swift River, Maine (Geonames)
Webb River, Maine (Geonames)
Carthage, Maine (Geonames)
Mt. Blue, Maine (Geonames)
Black Stream, Somerset County, Maine (Geonames)
Snowman Brook, Maine (Geonames)
Dixfield, Maine (Geonames)
Rumford, Maine (Geonames)
Tumbledown Mountain, Franklin County, Maine (Geonames)
Byron, Maine (Geonames)
Sandy River, Somerset County, Maine (Geonames)
Portland, Maine (Geonames)
Androscoggin River (Geonames)
Canton, Maine (Geonames)
Lewiston, Maine (Geonames)
Materials Designation
photographic prints
Related Entities:
Thomas Skolfield (interviewee)
Peter McKenna (interviewer)
Related Objects
Four men in a Bateau on or near the Webb River, Maine. Included is Thomas Skolfield.