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Collections - MF 089 Marshall Dodge Collection

Number of Interviews:
Dates when interviews were conducted: 1965
Time period covered:
Principal interviewers: Marshall Dodge
Finding Aides: brief indexes
Access Restrictions: none

Description: 523 Rob Golding and Earl Bonness, Maine storytellers, telling humorous stories and anecdotes of Downeast Maine, recorded by Marshall Dodge at Perry, Maine, ca. 1965. The conversation between Dodge, Golding, and Bonness includes many references to local people and events. These anecdotes reflect the quintessential Downeast character and type of humor later made famous by Marshall Dodge in his stories of “Bert and I.” Five hours of recording on eight reel-to-reel tapes: T275 – T277

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