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Barna B Norton

This interview is with Barna B. Norton, a native of Jonesport, Maine. Norton discusses his life's work, sharing stories of his fishing adventures with his father, as well as his experiences working as a ferry service operator to Machias Seal Island.

Barna B Norton Session 1 — 07/23/2003





Adele Wise

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Suggested citation: Norton, Barna B, The Jonesport Historical Society Oral History Interview, Transcribed by Mapping Oceans Stories 2020 class in collaboration with The First Coast, (July, 23, 2003), by Charlie Alley and Bill Plaskon, 11 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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