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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.


Maine, Volume 72, Number 2, Spring/Summer 1991, University Of Maine Alumni Association Apr 1991

Maine, Volume 72, Number 2, Spring/Summer 1991, University Of Maine Alumni Association

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: President for a Year: John Hitt Takes Over as UM Interim President; Visions of an Energy Efficient Utopia: Professor Richard Hill Says We Have To Change Our Wasteful Ways; A World of Color and Light: Paul Knaut '42 Approaches Photography Like a Fine Painter; Black Bear in the Bronx: Carl "Stump" Merrill '66 Finally Makes It To the "Show" as Manager of the New York Yankees; and The 'We' Generation: Today's College Students Are Working To Define Themselves.


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.


Maine, Volume 72, Number 1, Winter 1991, University Of Maine Alumni Association Jan 1991

Maine, Volume 72, Number 1, Winter 1991, University Of Maine Alumni Association

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: An Air of Uncertainty (about the year's budget crisis); Here at LASST! (the Sawyer Environmental Center); Maine Women Take the Ice; Time, Myth, and the Artist: A Profile of UM Teacher / Painter Michael Lewis; For Peat's Sake: A Profile of UMaine Alumna Joan Brooks; and Quality in the Classroom (Teaching / Research Debate at America's Universities).