Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis

Creator:

Douglas, Louis Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 37 Part 1
OH 37 Part 2

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer: Brayton, Linda (4/21/1978)

TRACKS: 1. Douglas visits Olson at Fort Square, breakfast with Douglas -- 2. Olson family cottage, Homer Barrett -- 3. Olson swordfishing trip -- 4. Olson's father -- 5. Olson's postal career -- 6. Olson's death and burial -- 7. Douglas' arrival in Gloucester, fishing -- 8. Catholic Johnson, skipper's home on the Fort -- 9. Douglas' arrival in the U.S. -- 10. Douglas' vessel, the Glorianna, lost -- 11. Stage Fort cottages (Douglas' daughter) -- 12. Douglas' job with Swift & Co., first auto in Gloucester -- 13. Douglas meets wife -- 14. John Andrew Johnson, Homer Barrett's home.

The following names and terms were used in this interview: Homer Barrett, Newt Lane, John Andrew Johnson, Jogging, Mort the Dude, Pearly Rutley, Jack Kale, Schr, Glorianna.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Olson, Charles 1910-1970.; Fisheries -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Gloucester(Mass.) -- Emigration and immigration.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Seafaring life -- Masschusetts -- Gloucester.

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

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Douglas, Louis Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7642, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7642 (accessed July 28, 2014).