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3 & 4


Local history, Generation X, Gen X, Catholicism, Teenage mothers, Teenage pregnancy, Traditional watercraft, Fishing, Fisheries, Lobster fishing


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


The SALT OMMIBUS. Numbers 47 & 48. Nine dollars. A Special Book-length Double Issue of Salt Stories and Photographs. Published by the Salt Center for Documentary Studies.


  • 4 Comments The Maine Salt sees—22 years of changing and staying the same. By Pamela Holley Wood.
  • 6 Northwoods Balladeer Living what he sings about. By Kristin Brit Peaterson. Photographs by Roland Laigo.
  • 17 “Time and Place Teach You” Ethiopian family in Maine. A photographic essay by Stephanie Mitchell.
  • 25 What are Cows For? The BST debate on the farm. By Tim Hughes. Photographs by Judith Bennett.
  • 45 John Lee Blind but not blinded. A photographic essay by Marshall Clarke.
  • 48 Lobsterman's Sixth Sense Knowing the bottom. By Christopher City. Photographs by Ella Richardson.
  • 62 The Cloistered Life Sisters of the Precious Blood. By Mary Wells Pope. Photographs by Phyllis Lane.
  • 78 Living Off the Land A family’s retreat to a small farm. By Charlie Reitze. Photographs by Philip Grant.
  • 89 Baker’s Hours Making Tuscan style bread in a family bakery. A photographic essay by Susy Kist.
  • 97 Blacksmithing Latches to leaves. By Kate Raley. Photographs by Desiree Rios.
  • 105 Donna and Clyde: Partners in the Woods. A photographic essay by Christopher Dardaris.
  • 113 Little Wanderers School for teen-age mothers. By Rebecca McDonald. Photographs by Julia Beck Hoggson.
  • 121 Neysa’s Baby Birth of a son for teen-age Neysa A photographic essay by Julia Beck Hoggson.
  • 131 Canoes—Canvas to Plastic Maine canoe making By Andrew Hartsig. Photographs by Pamala Wilson.
  • 142 Contributors Salt Center students contributing to this double issue.
  • 144 After Salt A new feature this issue with news of Salt Center alumni.

Cover photograph by Stephanie Mitchell.


SALT, Inc.


Portland, Maine



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