Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Swan, Marshall

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Swan, Marshall

Creator:

Swan, Marshall Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer.;Mateja, Richard Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 49 Part 1
OH 49 Part 2

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer(s):Linda Brayton and Richard Mateja (5/4/1978).

TRACKS: 1. Mr. Swan's background and connections with Cape Ann -- 2. Mr. Swan's current project, writing a history of Rockport sources being used -- 3. Cape Ann's physical structure, its effect on Cape Ann history and the character of its people -- 4. Sources for history project (cont'd), examples of information gleaned -- 5. Mr. Swan's career in the U.S. Foreign Service -- 6. Career in the U.S, Foreign Service (cont'd) -- 7. Reasons for Swedish immigration, Sweden's reactions, new wave of immigrants to Sweden -- 8. Comments on foreign service experience, life style, etc. -- 9. U.S.A. in comparison to other countries, especially in regards to human rights -- 10. Mr. Swan's comments on oral history.

The following names and terms were used in this interview:Richard Tarr, Roger Babson, Richard Henry Dana, Mrs. Erkkila,John Cooley, Fulbright commissions, Burundi, wave steps.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Swedish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Rockport (Mass.) -- Emigration and immagration.;United States -- Politics and government.

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

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Swan, Marshall Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda Interviewer.;Mateja, Richard Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Swan, Marshall," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7654, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7654 (accessed August 27, 2014).