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Number of Interviews: 38
Dates when interviews were conducted: 1980-1991
Time period covered: 20th century
Principal interviewers: various
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2606 Alexander-Crawford Historical Society.  ca. 1980-1991.  Maine: Alexander; Crawford.  Tapes: 38 cassettes (ca. 45 hours).  Accession consists of 38 cassette recordings of interviews with residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, conducted under the auspices of the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society between 1980-1991.  Topics range widely but cover aspects of the history and lifeways of the area, including Townsend House, School in the Woods, mills, stage routes, blueberries, Princeton (community), Pembroke (community), woods work, lakes, Alexander Frost, ghosts, and other topics.  Deposited by John Dudley for the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society in October, 1998.  C1818 – C1855

No transcripts available at this time.

 #          Date                Person                    Subject

1          09/80               Hazel Cousins Frost  Townsend House and Ghosts

2          10/21/80                                                 Fenderson Family & Breakneck Mtn.

3          12/10/80          Pliney Frost                (Alexander Historian)

4          05/05/81          Pliney Frost                Ned Lamb family & airline stage

5          07/21/81                                                 A-CHS annual meeting

6          03/16/82          Harold Fenlason

7          4/82 & 5/82                                           School in the Woods

8          04/20/82          Frank Fenderson      St. Croix Island

9          05/15/82          Jane Dudley                School in the Woods

10        05/18/82          Reed Holmes

11        09/21/82          John Ahlin                   Attitudes on Native Americans

12        10/19/82          Roberta Wheaton       Early Princeton

13        11/82               Floyd Hunnewell          Mills on Pcomoonshine Lake

14        12/14/82          Sammy Saunders

15        12/82               John M. Dudley            Grand Lake & Pokey Stories

16        02/15/83          Frank Fenderson        Winters Past

17        04/83               Floyd Hunnewell         The stage cattle drives, people

18        08/16/83          Sandy Ives                   Poaching

19        08/21/84          H & F Fenderson        Stories

20        12/18/84                                                 A-CHS Christmas coffee

21        02/85               Floyd Hunnewell         Blueberries

22        05/17/85          Grace Mahar Taylor   Pembroke Memories

23        09/85               John M. Dudley           The 20’s

24        12/85               Clinton Flood                Farming and memories

25        06/30/86        Audrey Ketner              Chocolate cakewalk of 1986

26        01/90               Lloyd Blaney                 Stoll-MacGregor Mill

27        04/11/90          Parks Carle                   Land Policy (Charlotte)

28        06/13/90          John Ahlin                   Unity v. Margaretta

29        10/10/90          William Hatfield         Cooper Stories

30        04/27/91          Ina Johnson                 McKaskell family

31        01/16/91          Albert Anderson           Mill and Woods work in the 1930’s

32                                                                           Vowels and commands

33                                John M. Dudley              Tree Squeaks

34                                John M. Dudley              Lakes in Alexander and Crawford

35                                Millie Winkler                 Teacher in Alexander

36                                John M. Dudley              Pokey Dam & Commercial fisheries

37        07/02/86      Pliney Frost                     Alexander Frost

38                                John M. Dudley             Tree Squeaks


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