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Ernest Kelley, Tuddy Urquhart

Charlie Alley and Bill Plaskon ask Ernest Kelley and Tuddy Urquhart about the process of getting permission to build a herring weir in the waters surrounding Jonesport, Maine, and about specifics on constructing and using a herring weir. Urquhart also draws a basic diagram of the weir he and Kelley used when they were weir fishermen and provides a simplified explanation of how they work.

Ernest Kelley, Tuddy Urquhart Session 1 — 06/11/2004



Truth Muller; Molly A. Graham

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Suggested citation: Kelley, Ernest and Urquhart, Tuddy, The Jonesport Historical Society Oral History Interview, Transcribed by Mapping Oceans Stories 2020 class in collaboration with The First Coast (June 11, 2004), by Charlie Alley and Bill Plaskon, # of pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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