Interviews courtesy of the Maine Folklife Center

"18 people slept in one bed"

"pretty sad story to take back to his wife"

"at 17 I could do a man's work"

"oh it's a lot of fun in the woods"

"we had beans"

"double dealin'"

"once they got the rum out of them..."

"worked in the woods all my life"

"those were my grandfather's days"