University of Maine/Ploch Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
videoreel (1500 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Collection Date Range
1972 - 1975
Summary
Collection contains factual works with interviews. [Bucksport Regional Health Center] and [Rural Health Association--Farmington] concern the development of these two community resources. [Interview With Joseph Millett] is a filmed conversation with a central Maine farmer about his rural life and work, family and community issues. Other footage concerns a coal miner, an Iowa farm family, a poultry business, rural community events such as flea markets and stock car races, rural education and religion.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Louis A. Ploch (1922-2003) was a rural sociologist in the University of Maine's Department of Agricultural Resource Economics and author of studies of rural conditions and migration.

His study of the Bucksport Regional Health Center was recorded in the early 1970s as part of a graduate student thesis project.

Place(s)
Items in this collection: 3
Showing 1 - 3 of 3:
1) [various videotapes]
35 tapes from Acc. 0140-0142 moved from Blue Hill to NHF, 7/2002. Individual tapes identified when possible, otherwise labeled '0140-0142'. Various segments on: [Iowa farm family], date...more
2) [videotapes on religion, health, and education]
35 tapes from Acc. 0140-0142 moved from Blue Hill to NHF, 7/2002. Individual tapes identified when possible, otherwise labeled '0140-0142'. Various factual works with interviews: Religi...more
3) [Interview with Joseph Millett]
35 tapes from Acc. 0140-0142 moved from Blue Hill to NHF, 7/2002. Individual tapes identified when possible, otherwise labeled '0140-0142'. Filmed conversation with Joseph Millett, a ce...more
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