Roland Stewart, interviewed by Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen, December 8, 1991, Freedom, Maine.

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NA 2208 (local)
December 8 1991 (Date created)

Stewart talks about the Frye Mountain community in the 1930s; carbide lights; small family farms; his schooling; role of bad roads in prompting people to sell land to the government; the burning of farm buildings; local men hired by WPA to work on mountain; and Frye Mountain in 1991.

Creator and/or Contributor
Roland Stewart (interviewee), Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Communities (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Family farms (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural roads (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Controlled burns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Metalworkers (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
One room schoolhouses (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Cemeteries (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Federal government (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Local character legends (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Stills (distilleries) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Historic rural landscape (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Depression, 1929 (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Carbide lamps (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Deserted towns (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1920 - 1991
Geographic Coverage
Freedom, Maine (Geonames)
Frye Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Spears Mountain, Maine (Geonames)
Montville, Maine (Geonames)
Knox, Maine (Geonames)
Halldale, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Roland Stewart (interviewee)
Jeff "Smokey" McKeen (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Clayton Littlefield (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 2208