Donna Kausen, interviewed by Pamela Dean, September 22, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 2629 (local)
September 22 2000 (Date created)

Kausen discusses moving to Maine; lobster fishing; raising sheep with Jenny Cirone on islands off the Maine coast; fleece for hand spinners; organic gardening; relationship with community in Addison, Maine; early involvement in MOFGA and the Common Ground Fair, changes in MOFGA and the Common Ground Fair; problems and rewards of her lifestyle.

Creator and/or Contributor
Donna Kausen (interviewee), Pamela Dean (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Nonprofit organizations (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Spinning (textile processes) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sheep (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Organic gardening (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Lobster industry (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Neighbors (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
circa 1970 - 2000
Geographic Coverage
California, United States (Geonames)
Milbridge, Maine (Geonames)
Addison, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Materials Designation
sound cassettes (DAT)
Related Entities:
Donna Kausen (interviewee)
Pamela Dean (interviewer)