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An Act to Incorporate the Castine and Ellsworth Railroad Company
Fogler Special Collections, Text

An Act to Incorporate the Castine and Ellsworth Railroad Company. A pamplet reprinting the legislative act incorporating the Castine and Ellsworth Railroad Company.

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Dorrance Residence, Bar Harbor, Maine
Fogler Special Collections, Still Image

Postcard, "Dorrance Residence, Bar Harbor, Maine." View of extensive summer home of wealthy individuals in Bar Harbor.

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Hotel Guest Registers
Fogler Special Collections, Text

Pages from the hotel guest registers of the "Baycrest" Hotel, Haborside, Cape Rosier, Maine. Notice place of residence listed for each guest, indicating the wide range of places from which people came to visit the Maine coast.

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Hydro Electric Power House Showing Leonard Lake and Dam. Ellsworth, Maine
Fogler Special Collections, Still Image

Postcard, "Hydro Electric Power House Showing Leonard Lake and Dam. Ellsworth, Maine." The location of this power plant indicates that it is generating electricity through water power. This indicates one aspect of the importance of water power to Maine's economic development.

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Interview with Alida Camp about Servants
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Alida Camp, a longtime summer, and later year-round, resident of East Blue Hill, conducted by Pamela Dean. Mrs. Camp talks about her relationships with local people as both friends and servants, having a full house of children in the summer, her mother's household arrangements with "hot and cold running maids", the running of a house with a full staff of servants, and names as indicators of class divisions

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Interview with Alida Camp about family summers in Blue Hill
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Alida Camp, a longtime summer, and later year-round, resident of East Blue Hill, conducted by Pamela Dean. Camp describes how her family came to East Blue Hill, their first house there, and her relationship with the children of their outdoor staff.

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Interview with Captain Frank Delano
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Captain Frank Delano of Bucksport, Maine. In the selection, he discusses his experience as a fisherman on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland in the early 1900s (1917). Especially interesting for the description of food eaten by the men while on board the Banks fishing vessels.

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Interview with Clarence Harding
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Clarence Harding, a lobster fisherman from the Mount Desert Island area. In the selection, Harding talks about the daily schedule of lobstering, the hard work necessary to succeed, and changes in type of bait used.

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Interview with Frank Anthony about Changing Summer Activities
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Frank Anthony of Bar Harbor about his relationship with the Satterlee family, summer people for whom he and his father worked as caretakers, conducted by Pamela Dean. In this selection, he talks about how the lifestyle of summer visitors changed over time between the nineteen-teens and the second world war, particularly as a result of the increasing popularity and availablity of the automobile.

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Interview with Frank Anthony about Satterlee Family
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Frank Anthony of Bar Harbor about his relationship with the Satterlee family, summer people for whom he and his father worked as caretakers, conducted by Pamela Dean. In this selection, he describes his relationship with the family when he was a child, and how that relationship changed as he grew up.

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