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Collections - MF 009 Cavallini Rum Running Collection

Number of Interviews: 1
Dates when interviews were conducted: 1997
Time period covered: 1930s
Principal interviewers: Pauleena MacDougall
Finding Aides: transcript
Access Restrictions: none

Description: 2487 William C. Cavallini
interviewed in West Harwich, Massachusetts, in 1997, by Pauleena MacDougall about his days as a radioman on a rum runner during prohibition. Area dealt with includes Maine coast, Cape Cod, Nova Scotia, and P.E.I. Also included: 1 computer disc w/ interview and transcriptions. For more information see Pauleena MacDougall’s article, “William Cavallini: A Rumrunner’s Tale,” in Northeast Folklore: Essays in Honor of Edward D. Ives. 3 cassettes: C1562 – C1564

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