Cathy Reynolds, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 21, 2002, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3062 (local)
September 21 2000 (Date created)

Reynolds talks about growing up in the Gorham and Orono, Maine areas, and New Jersey after being born in Morocco, Africa (her father was stationed there in Navy); moving to Bowdoinham once she got married; getting involved in farming and raising animals, esp. sheep; people’s misconceptions about animals, esp. farm animals; how she became involved in MOFGA by attending one of the fairs; her responsibilities as the Livestock Coordinator; how the Steering Committee and coordinators prepare for the yearly fair; insurance problems both the fair and those wishing to participate face; problems faced with coordinating and running the fair; livestock shows and people who demonstrate them at the fair; rare breeds she hopes to bring to the fair in the future and other long-term goals. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Cathy Reynolds (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Livestock (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Organic Farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Livestock exhibitions (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Mechanical engineering (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Bedroom communities (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Parenting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Cultural change (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Organization (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Work animals (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
before 2001 CE
Geographic Coverage
Gorham, Maine (Geonames)
Orono, Maine (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Bowdoinham, Maine (Geonames)
Milford, Maine (Geonames)
New Jersey, United States (Geonames)
Bethel, Maine (Geonames)
Rumford, Maine (Geonames)
Windsor, Maine (Geonames)
Cumberland, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Cathy Reynolds (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Matthew Strong (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 3062