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[Wilmot MacDonald interviews]
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Identifier
1543
Can Descriptions
Oral History documentation: filmed interviews with storyteller/singer Wilmot MacDonald. ONSITE REFERENCE ONLY. Part 1: Interview outtake of Sandy Ives/NAFOH with Wilmot MacDonald, who comments about how different things were back then. He made $15 a day ('That was good'). Sings a song. Part 2: MacDonald speaking with group of people in Ives' Narrative class. Shot earlier in the day than Part 1. (silent). Part 3: MacDonald footage used in 18 April 1974 evening news story broadcast (anchorman on story is Don Carrigan). In [Wilmot MacDonald sings old lumbering songs], he reminisces about his personal life and woods life, his song writing and people he's known. Says he wrote a few songs, but today no one does, ends up singing a song. Also shown are several photographs of a large group of men in a winter setting, and a logging operation.
Contributor(s)
Wilmot MacDonald
Subject(s)
Winter, Logging
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This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information;This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information;This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information
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