The Story of the Acadians, Part 1

The Story of the Acadians, Part 1
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    Existence and Location of Originals
    Northeast Historic Film, PO Box 900, 85 Main Street, Bucksport, Maine 04416
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    This program focuses on the deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia in the 1700s, and on the state of Acadian culture in Nova Scotia in the present day. It features interviews with Father Leger Comeau of St. Anne's University in Nova Scotia, Jim How of the Parks Service of Nova Scotia, Paul Comeau of St. Anne's University in Nova Scotia, and Wayne Kerr of Salmon River, Nova Scotia.

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    2inch-video; 1 reel of 2, 28:25 min.; Sound; Color
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    Biographical and Administrative History

    Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN) was founded by the University of Maine System. In 1992 MPBN merged with station WCBB to form the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation (MPBC)./n
    Collection contains over 100 factual programs broadcast by MPBN on subjects including health and medicine, economics, natural resources, government, crime, education, history and women's issues. Multipart series include "In and Out of Maine" about the state's residents, "Maine Field Trips" focusing on notable sites and industries, and "Reflets et Lumiere" about French American life and culture. "Woods and Waters" features hunting and fishing. "Working Women of Waldo County" is a series about women's lives. "Can I Get There From Here?" concerns Maine youth. Single programs include "Home to the Sea" about Maine seafaring life from colonial days to the present, and "The Last Log Drive Down the Kennebec" about log driving. Arts programs include "A Fresh Breeze Downeast with Performers Gordon Bok and Marshall Dodge," "Maine Stream Jazz" and "Summer Theatre in Maine." See also MPBC Collection and Maine Humanities Council Collection.

    Conditions Governing Access
    The Collection is open for research.
    Identifier at Contributing Institution
    0952 NHF TAPE #388
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