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Leif Albertson

The interview with Leif Albertson provides insights into his family's legacy in commercial fishing, his personal experiences as a recreational fisherman, and his deep ties to the Sebasco Harbor area. Albertson discusses his hopes for his daughters' connection to Maine and emphasizes the importance of access to the outdoors in raising his children. Additionally, he shares his concerns about the local community, including the preservation of the small school in Phippsburg and the impact of change on the area. The interview sheds light on Albertson's commitment to documenting his family history and preserving the rich heritage of the region. Overall, the interview captures Albertson's strong sense of attachment to Maine and his dedication to upholding the traditions and values associated with his family's fishing legacy.




Kaitlyn Clark

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Albertson, Leif Oral History Interview, March 2, 2018, by Matt Frassica and Kaitlyn Clark, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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