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Interviews conducted by Michael Chaney as research for a curated exhibit of photographs by E. Joseph Leighton. The images are owned by the Lincoln County Cultural and Historical Association. The exhibit was displayed at the University of Maine's Memorial Union, May 10-30, 1979, funded with a youth grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
NA1150 Charlotte Donnell, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978. Newcastle and Sheepscot Village, Maine. 140 pp. Tape: 4 hrs. w/ cat. Donnel talks about Sheepscot area history. Map and 317 photos (E. Joseph Leighton and Leighton photographs). RESTRICTED: Photos: P 1922 - P 2238.
NA1151 Ruth Bryant, Raymond Emerson, Charles Reay, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, North Newcastle, Maine. 121 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ trans. Bryant, Emerson, and Reay talk about various portable sawmill operations in the Sheepscot-Newcastle area and Joe Leighton. Discussion of Leighton photographs and identification of people in them.
NA1178 Elinor M. Lewis, 1918-2013, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ brief cat. Lewis talks about Joe Leighton and his wife, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.
NA1179 Helen Erskine, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 9 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Erskine talks about Joe Leighton; Alna and Wiscasset area history.
NA1180 Allen K. Jewett, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, Topsham, Maine. 91 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ cat. Jewett, former Head Tide area resident, talks about his apple orchard business in the early 1900s. Copy of "Alna: Paradise on the Sheepscot," Down East, Sept. 1977, 68-75.
NA1200 Nina R. (Jones) Cheney, 1898-1986 interviewed by Michael Chaney, summer 1978, Alna, Maine. 54 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ cat. & trans. Cheney, 80, talks about Alna area history, farming, and Dr. A. M. Card.
NA1201 Catherine Colby and Martha Vaughan, interviewed by Michael Chaney, summer 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ brief cat. Colby and Vaughan talk about the E. Joseph Leighton photograph collection owned by the Lincoln County Cultural and Historical Association.
NA1204 Harold Shea, Sr., interviewed by Michael Chaney, summer 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 44 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. & trans. Shea talks about the Turner Center Creamery.
NA1205 Maurice Pendleton, Brian Pendleton, Mary Marston, and Steven McAllister interviewed by Michael Chaney, summer 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 9 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ trans. Recollections of two unrecorded interviews, one with the Pendletons about Pendleton’s Market, and another with Marston about Wiscasset; information from McAllister about the Stanley H. Miner, a four-masted Schooner built in Newcastle, Maine in 1902.
NA1210 By Michael Chaney, fall 1978, Lincoln County, Maine. 28 pp. ms. Copy of text which accompanies the E. Joseph Leighton Photograph exhibit, displayed at Memorial Union, UMaine, May 10-30, 1979. Exhibit done by Chaney with a youth-grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Photography, Maine history
Folklore | Oral History | United States History
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Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "MF030 Lincoln County Project / Leighton Photo Collection" (2020). Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Finding Aids. Number 44.