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


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


Hubbard, George Edgar Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer.


[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library




3 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 36 Part 1
OH 36 Part 2
OH 36 Part 3

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.

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.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.


Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Hubbard, George Edgar Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hubbard, George Edgar," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7641, (accessed August 23, 2017).