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Program #7. Record date: January 10, 1980. // Kendall Morse reads poem from Ruth Moore's book "Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast." Morse then speaks with Bill Gagnon and they tell each other humorous stories.

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1980-01-10
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Program #7. Record date: January 10, 1980. // Kendall Morse reads poem from Ruth Moore's book, "Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast. "Morse then speaks with Bill Gagnon and they tell each other humorous stories. Kendall Morse is sitting in the kitchen reading silently as his voice plays over this image to read the poem, "The Ballad of the Night Charley Tended Weir," from Ruth Moore's book, "Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast." (6 mins.) Then Kendall Morse leaves his usual location and says he's "goin' visitin.' Bill Gagnon in his heavy Canadian French accent takes turns with Morse with tales of moose and hunters and "Crapping pants" stories. "Town drunks, married drunks, keys to longevity, children at the zoo and road painting. The picture in this review copy is hitchy and part of a different frame shows at the bottom of current one.

Date(s)
1980-01-10
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Audio taped interviews with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gendreau of Madawaska , Maine consisting of oral histories and stories about medicine, recipes, myths, and burial practices. Further interviews with Mrs. Eva Corriveau and Mrs. Irma Dionne about past experiences regarding food, clothing and superstitions are included on the tapes. Mrs. Corriveau sings 2 songs, one lullaby and one song called "Black Joe". Also recorded are songs played on the piano by Mrs. Leslie Cyr of Madawaska.

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1975
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20-page handwritten report on interviews with Fred Morneault, Llewellyn Despres, and Modeste Despres of Eagle Lake, Maine. Topics include, pig butchery, Eagle Lake "monster", blood and fire stopping, lutins and other folklore. Submitted for a course at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in Spring 1974.

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1974
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4 C-60 audio cassettes containing folklore, songs, and stories from Laura Plourde and Joyieme Ouellette of Madawaska, Maine, and from Mrs. Edgar Cyr, Josephine Lagasse, and Richard A Martin of St. David, Maine. Also, recipes, song texts and photographs. Submitted for a course at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in Fall 1974.

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1974
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