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1) Sociography: How Mainers Work, Live and Play
'A record of the travels of the pioneer sociography class of the Farmington State Teachers' College 1947 Summer Session.' 'Through Maine sociography one learns at firsthand of Maine peo...   more
Wieden Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (21 min.) : si., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection contains a factual work titled "Sociography: How Mainers Work, Live and Play," a film record of a summer state-wide tour, of various industries and locales, with recent graduates of a teacher's college. After the tour, each participant wrote a report about some aspect of the trip.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Clifford O.T. Wieden was a professor at Farmington State Teacher's College. He worked with assistants Agnes Mantar and Charles Preble to arrange a course for teacher's college graduates that involved a tour of Maine's communities and industries. This film project to record the tour was initiated by Dr. E.E. Roderick, Deputy Commissioner of Education for Maine. The original 16 mm. film and extensive paper records are at Fogler Library Special Collections, University of Maine, Orono. WorldCat
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