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Maine, Volume 72, Number 3, 125th Anniversary Issue, 125 Alumni Who Have Made A Difference, University Of Maine Alumni Association Oct 1991

Maine, Volume 72, Number 3, 125th Anniversary Issue, 125 Alumni Who Have Made A Difference, University Of Maine Alumni Association

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

A special edition prepared for the 125th anniversary of the university highlighting the accomplishments of 125 alumni contributing to a wide range of fields -- engineers, physicians, novelists, Olympians, mountain climbers, photographers, politicians, foresters, farmers, economists, educators, and soldiers. Selections were made by a committee of alumni in an effort to represent the spirit of the university -- one of innovation, vision, and service.


The Little Mohea, Harvey Gurney Apr 1991

The Little Mohea, Harvey Gurney

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"The Little Mohea," also known by many other names and spellings, is an old song that likely developed from an older English broadside song known as "The Indian Lass." Most folklorists agree that "Mohea" probably developed in its American form among sailors, and some even point to whaling ships specifically.


Bye-Bye Longjohns, Jim Cahill, Dot Ruppell Jan 1991

Bye-Bye Longjohns, Jim Cahill, Dot Ruppell

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Bye-Bye Longjohns" is a musical representation of how most Mainers feel by the time March rolls around. For some, this feeling comes even earlier. The song was written in western Maine over the course of the late twentieth century.


The Spring Of ‘65, Eddie Rollins Jan 1991

The Spring Of ‘65, Eddie Rollins

Maine Song and Story Sampler

In the old days of the Maine Lumberwoods, March and April marked the end of cutting and hauling lumber for the winter. As loggers came out of the woods, either before returning for the river drives or just headed home until next Winter, many made their way to cities and went on drunken sprees that became legendary.


Krakoviak, John Supruniuk Jan 1991

Krakoviak, John Supruniuk

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Krakoviak" is a tune named after a style of dance that originated in the area around Kraków in southern Poland (there the dance is called krakowiak). The tune heard here is one of many variants of the song to which the dance is performed.


Catalog For 1991-1992, University Of Maine Jan 1991

Catalog For 1991-1992, University Of Maine

General University of Maine Publications

This University of Maine catalog from the 1991-1992 academic year includes detailed descriptions of courses and information about the programs and departments at the university.