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March Of Dimes Fundraiser, Bob Day Show, Wlbz Radio Dec 1958

March Of Dimes Fundraiser, Bob Day Show, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Radio host Bob Day asks the audience to send a dime with their requests for songs and dedications on his Saturday music show featuring country, Western, and hillbilly music.


Bowl Mor Lanes Advertisements, Wlbz Radio Dec 1958

Bowl Mor Lanes Advertisements, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Two 1958 advertisements for Bowl Mor Lanes on Hildreth Road next to Pilot's Grill in Bangor. The ads mention that Bowl Mor Lanes featured 20 alleys, ten candle-pin lanes and ten 10-pin lanes, the first official 10-pin alleys in Maine.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 3, December 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Dec 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 3, December 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: College of Education Receives Full Accreditation - First In State; Dr. Lloyd H. Elliott Becomes President; a transcript of Dr. J. Seelye Bixler's remarks and Dr. Elliott's inauguration, "...So Ready To Choose The Easy Way..."; and Student Building Fund Effort Produces $80,000.


The Man Who Plucked The Gorbey, Charles Sibley Nov 1958

The Man Who Plucked The Gorbey, Charles Sibley

Maine Song and Story Sampler

Of all the stories told in lumbercamps, few have captured the attention of Maine’s folklorists like the story of “The Man Who Plucked the Gorbey.“ The gorbey, one of many names for the Canada Jay (also known as a moosebird, meat bird, gray jay, or Whiskey Jack), is a native of the northern coniferous forests of North America.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 2, November 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Nov 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 2, November 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Seeking More State Funds; Cornerstones For New Buildings (new physics building and new men's dormitory); Fund Reaches 26% Mark; Exciting Future for UMP - Future Revealed For University Branch in Portland; "...Don't Fence Me In!" (on Charlotte Alex '49); and Bears Are Off and Running.


Edward H. Keith For City Councilman, Political Annoucements, Wlbz Radio Oct 1958

Edward H. Keith For City Councilman, Political Annoucements, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Short announcements encouraging Bangor voters to elect Edward H. Keith City Councilman in October, 1958.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 1, October 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Oct 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 40, Number 1, October 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Sons and Daughters of 1962; Homecoming Program; Maine Man (Robert A. Rushworth '51) Aims for Outer Space; U-Maine Faces A Crisis; University Seeks $24,000,000 Bond Bill; Building Fund Assures Completion of Union; Why Newspaper Distrust? by Professor Brooks W. Hamilton; and More University News.


Promotional Spot For Bob Day Country Music Show And Hanson’S Depart Mart, South Brewer, Wlbz Radio Aug 1958

Promotional Spot For Bob Day Country Music Show And Hanson’S Depart Mart, South Brewer, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A short announcement encouraging listeners to tune in to listen to country music on the the Bob Day Show on Saturday mornings and an upcoming show about Hanson's Depart Mart on Main Street in South Brewer, Maine. Recorded August 20, 1958.


The Old Beggar Man, Edmund Doucette Aug 1958

The Old Beggar Man, Edmund Doucette

Maine Song and Story Sampler

“The Old Beggar Man” is a version of Child 17, “Hind Horn.” It is believed to have originated in Scotland and possibly derived from the 13th century King Horn and other related medieval romances.


Hotel Bellevue Advertisements, Wlbz Radio Jun 1958

Hotel Bellevue Advertisements, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Three advertisements encouraging Maine residents to consider a family trip to Boston to stay at the Hotel Bellevue on Beacon Hill. Recorded in 1958.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 9, June 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jun 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 9, June 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: A Trip To Bryant Pond "...One Of the Basic Needs Of Our Society..."; 760 Students Receive Degrees; Honorary Awards Go To Gardner '10, Lincoln '05; Say 'Hello' To Your Trustees; Dean Hart '85 Awarded Alumni Service Emblem; and Nutting '27, Shay Take Top Posts.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 8, May 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine May 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 8, May 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Spreading Knowledge to Maine's Citizens (through Agricultural Experiment Station and Agricultural Extension Service publications); and Students, Colleges Benefit Under Plan of New England Cooperation in tuition and programs available.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 7, April 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Apr 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 7, April 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Ashley S. Campbell Receives Pulp, Paper Award; and American Higher Education, 1958, A Special Report on Higher Education in America.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 6, March 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Mar 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 6, March 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The End of an Era and Start of Another (President Hauck's retirement and new university president Lloyd H. Elliott); Charles E. Crossland '17 Named Acting President; Harmon, Crane, Irvine in Key Moves; Roll of Area Leaders in Hauck Building Fund; and Three Students Receive Senior Alumni Scholarships.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 5, February 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Feb 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 5, February 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Under the Bear's Paw (on the Lion Locomotive and the Whitneyville and Machiasport Railroad); Arthur A. Hauck Fund Appointments and Programs; University Continues to Grow (with a proposed Animal-Poultry Building, Men's Dining Hall, and Physics Building); and Of Ships, Shoes and Sealing Wax by history professor George A. Billias.


Mack's Sunbeam Bread Commercials, Wlbz Radio Jan 1958

Mack's Sunbeam Bread Commercials, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Short commercials for Mack's Sunbeam Bread, circa 1958.


Northeast Folklore Volume 1 Numbers 1-4, Edward D. Ives, Richard M. Dorson, Miriam B. Webster, Bacil F. Kirtley, Alden A. Nowlan, Raymond Whitely, Frank A. Hoffmann Jan 1958

Northeast Folklore Volume 1 Numbers 1-4, Edward D. Ives, Richard M. Dorson, Miriam B. Webster, Bacil F. Kirtley, Alden A. Nowlan, Raymond Whitely, Frank A. Hoffmann

Northeast Folklore

The first ever issue of Northeast Folklore was published in the spring of 1958 under the editorship of Edward D. Ives (known as Sandy) and Bacil F. Kirtley through the Department of English at the University of Maine. The four editions that year were later bound into a single volume.

Table of Contents

Number 1 (Spring):

Mishaps of a Maine Lobsterman

Maine Winter Menus: A Study in Ingenuity

“Young Jimmy Foulger:” A Hitherto Unrecorded Ballad in the Northeast

John Ellis – Hunter, Guide, Legend

Number 2 (Summer):

Bibliography of New England-Maritimes Folklore

Selected Bibliography of New England-Maritimes Folklore Collections and Studies ...


Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 4, January 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jan 1958

Maine Alumnus, Volume 39, Number 4, January 1958, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Study, Plans for Arthur A. Hauck Auditorium; A New Look in Languages (the use of isolation booths and headphones in teaching foreign language); Gerald J. Grady's Report on Sabbatical Leave on Capitol Hill; and University to Apply For Atomic Reactor.