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Interviews with individuals of Anglo-European descent about immigration from the Maritime Provinces to Maine.
NA1186 Alice R. Stewart, interviewed by John Myers, May 9, 1978, Orono, Maine. 6 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Stewart talks about the Stewart family and its emigration from New Brunswick to Linneus and Whitneyville, Maine, subsistence farming and potato farming.
NA1187 Edgar and Ruth McKay, interviewed by John Myers, May 7, 1978, Orono, Maine. 6 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. The McKays talk about the McKay family; emigration from Nova Scotia to Boston and its social implications.
NA1188 Jonathan Myers, interviewed by John Myers, May 2, 1978 and May 4, 1978, Orono, Maine. 6 pp. Tape: 67 min. w/ brief cat. Myers talks about the Myers family and its emigration from the Maritimes to Orono, Maine.
NA1196 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers, May 11, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about his emigration from Prince Edward Island to Brewer in 1923; Maine and his life there and here; also sings four songs. Topics include: working in a brickyard; raising cattle; farming; working on the railroad; and lobster fishing.
NA1203 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers and Art Ruston, August 4, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about emigration from Prince Edward Island; woods work; railroad work; sings several ballads.
Canadian Maritimes, Folk Ballads
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Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "MF129 Emigration from the Maritimes / John Myers Collection" (2020). Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Finding Aids. Number 43.