Publication Date

Winter 1-1-1982






Local history, Island Communities, Tourism, Entertainment and Attractions, Criterion Theater, Storytelling, Black Americans, Black History, Tradesmen, Construction, Architecture, Ceramics, Pottery


Human Ecology | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology of Culture | Work, Economy and Organizations



  • 2 Mount Desert Island: ‘They Were Rich and We Weren’t’ Through the eyes of native Mainers, we see what happens to an island dominated by millionaires.
  • 4 The Theater in Bar Harbor’s Changing World Showplace of the ’30s, Bar Harbor’s art deco theater is a witness to changing times, from the chauffeur-driven limousines of the Rockefellers, Fords and Vanderbilts to the campers of today.
  • 18 ‘Livin’ Where You Want to Live’ Draper Liscomb of Mount Desert Island tells how to make a living in Maine — “so you can live where you want to live.”
  • 34 The Search (A Story about Evelyn Turner) A modern fairy tale about a woman on Swan’s Island that will make you smile. As Evelyn sees the world, “S’lovely, darlin’.”
  • 44 ‘I Don't Feel Color’ Clarence Roberts, son of a slave, is the eloquent spokesman for the elderly in the all-white Maine Yankee town of Old Orchard Beach.
  • 60 ‘White As the Driven Snow’ Maurice Gordon of West Kennebunk, Maine, comes out of retirement to demonstrate the finer points of plastering.
  • 68 A Thousand Shapes in One: Pottery Making Lou and Bob Lipkin of Kennebunkport, Maine, take us step by step through the throwing and firing of pottery.


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Kennebunkport, Maine

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