Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur

Creator:

Martin, Arthur Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

3 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

Listen now:
OH 43 Part 1
OH 43 Part 2
OH 43 Part 3

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer:Linda Brayton (4/27/1978).

TRACKS: CD64: 1. Harry Martin's background -- 2. John LaTouche -- 3. Hack Hammond invites Martin to Gloucester -- 4. Betty Olson's death -- 5. Jack Hammond's death -- 6. Olson living alone -- 7. Olson's residence at Tavern Restaurant -- 8. Olson leaves Gloucester for Connecticut, death in New York -- 9. Olson's size -- 10. Conversation with Olson, work -- 11. Gloucester's reaction to Olson -- 12. Olson's readings, Tufts reading -- 13. Robert Creely, Panna Grady, Annisquam -- 14. House on Dennison St. -- 15. Names of Olson's friends -- 16. Idolization of Olson -- 17. Visiting Olson -- 18. Hammond Castle dinners, Ford Foundation grants -- 19. Grants Receiving -- 20. Beatnik association -- 21. Olson to Harry Martin -- 22. Buffalo period. CD65: 1. Accidents in the granite industry, work hours in granite industry -- 2. Other employment found by Finns, dairy farms, hotels in Annisquam, (horse and wagon transportation), work on summer places -- 3. Entertainment, dances with the Annisquam band, few people drank alcohol, role of the church -- 4. Sisu, photography, Mr. Martin's hobby since 1916.

The following names and terms were used in this interview: Valon, Leimo, Maki, Teuva, Arturus, Tikkonen, Norton, Wainola Band, Franconia, Kivi House, Old Pit, Seinajoki, Socialist hall band, Balch, Gustafson, Talvitie, Andrew Apistenmaa, Putonen, Enoch Hill, Erkkila, Ahola, Mr. Harvey.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Gloucester (Mass.) -- Emigration and immigration.;and quarrying -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;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 :

Martin, Arthur Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7648, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7648 (accessed July 30, 2014).