Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hubbard, George Edgar

Title:
  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hubbard, George Edgar
Creator:
  • Hubbard, George Edgar, Interviewee
  • Masters, David, Interviewer
Description:
  • 3 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview: Tusket, Nova Scotia, Robert and Richard Wharton, Corsair, Cshes Ledge, Swell,, Sable Island, Mother boat, Breath of wind, South Shore Lightship, The Georgianna, Thatcher's Island, Whitehead Harbor, The Imperator, Groaner, Grand Banks, The Adventure, Curcuru, Jeff Thomas.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer: David Masters (4/20/1978).
  • TRACKS: CD56: 1. Born in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia in 1892, early life in Nova Scotia -- 2. Social security in Canada -- 3. French background -- 4. Dory trawling 1909-1930 -- 5. Sail fishing, methods of predicting the weather, the weather glass (a demonstration) -- 6. Fishing for the armed services -- 7. Fishing off Sable Island -- 8. Bad storms -- 9. Tankers, South Shore Lightship -- 10. The Global Hope grounded off Salem -- 11. The Can Do and the great storm of Feb., 1978 -- 12. Southeaster remembered -- CD57: 1. Southeaster (contd.) -- 2. Born too early (re: fish prices) -- 3. Maritime unions -- 4. It's fun to fish now, but not in my time -- 5. Fishing overkill off Sable Island and Grand Banks -- 6. Weather glass -- 7. No old Gloucester vessels preserved in Gloucester.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
Date:
  • 04-20-1978
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Contributor:
Publisher:
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

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Hubbard, George Edgar, Interviewee and Masters, David, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hubbard, George Edgar,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed November 18, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/953.

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